Psalm 120:2
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New International Version
Save me, LORD, from lying lips and from deceitful tongues.

New Living Translation
Rescue me, O LORD, from liars and from all deceitful people.

English Standard Version
Deliver me, O LORD, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue.

New American Standard Bible
Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, From a deceitful tongue.

King James Bible
Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
LORD, deliver me from lying lips and a deceitful tongue."

International Standard Version
"LORD, deliver me from lips that lie and tongues that deceive."

NET Bible
I said, "O LORD, rescue me from those who lie with their lips and those who deceive with their tongue.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And, Lord Jehovah, save my soul from the lips of the evil and from the deceitful tongue!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
O LORD, rescue me from lying lips and from a deceitful tongue.

JPS Tanakh 1917
O LORD, deliver my soul from lying lips, From a deceitful tongue.

New American Standard 1977
Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips,
            From a deceitful tongue.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips and from a deceitful tongue.

King James 2000 Bible
Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.

American King James Version
Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.

American Standard Version
Deliver my soul, O Jehovah, from lying lips, And from a deceitful tongue.

Douay-Rheims Bible
O Lord, deliver my soul from wicked lips, and a deceitful tongue.

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah, deliver my soul from the lying lip, from the deceitful tongue.

English Revised Version
Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.

Webster's Bible Translation
Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.

World English Bible
Deliver my soul, Yahweh, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue.

Young's Literal Translation
O Jehovah, deliver my soul from a lying lip, From a deceitful tongue!
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
120:1-4 The psalmist was brought into great distress by a deceitful tongue. May every good man be delivered from lying lips. They forged false charges against him. In this distress, he sought God by fervent prayer. God can bridle their tongues. He obtained a gracious answer to this prayer. Surely sinners durst not act as they do, if they knew, and would be persuaded to think, what will be in the end thereof. The terrors of the Lord are his arrows; and his wrath is compared to burning coals of juniper, which have a fierce heat, and keep fire very long. This is the portion of the false tongue; for all that love and make a lie, shall have their portion in the lake that burns eternally.
Study Bible
In My Distress, I Cried to the Lord
1A Song of Ascents. In my trouble I cried to the LORD, And He answered me. 2Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, From a deceitful tongue. 3What shall be given to you, and what more shall be done to you, You deceitful tongue?…
Cross References
James 3:6
The tongue also is a fire, a world of wickedness among the parts of the body. It pollutes the whole person, sets the course of his life on fire, and is itself set on fire by hell.

Psalm 31:18
Let the lying lips be mute, Which speak arrogantly against the righteous With pride and contempt.

Psalm 52:4
You love all words that devour, O deceitful tongue.

Psalm 109:2
For they have opened the wicked and deceitful mouth against me; They have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

Proverbs 6:17
Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, And hands that shed innocent blood,

Proverbs 12:22
Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, But those who deal faithfully are His delight.

Zephaniah 3:13
"The remnant of Israel will do no wrong And tell no lies, Nor will a deceitful tongue Be found in their mouths; For they will feed and lie down With no one to make them tremble."
Treasury of Scripture

Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.

from lying lips

Psalm 35:11 False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge things that I knew not.

Psalm 52:2-4 The tongue devises mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully…

Psalm 109:1,2 Hold not your peace, O God of my praise…

Psalm 140:1-3 Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man…

Matthew 26:59-62 Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false …

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