Psalm 140:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
For the choir director. A Psalm of David. Rescueחַלְּצֵ֣נִי
(chal·le·tze·ni)
2502a: to draw off or out, withdrawa prim. root
me, O LORD,יְ֭הוָה
(Yah·weh)
3068: the proper name of the God of Israelfrom havah
from evilרָ֑ע
(ra;)
7451a: bad, evilfrom the same as roa
men;מֵאִ֖ישׁ
(me·'ish)
376: manfrom an unused word
Preserveתִּנְצְרֵֽנִי׃
(tin·tze·re·ni.)
5341: to watch, guard, keepa prim. root
me from violentחֲמָסִ֣ים
(cha·ma·sim)
2555: violence, wrongfrom chamas
menמֵאָדָ֣ם
(me·'a·dam)
120: man, mankindfrom an unused word







KJV Lexicon
To the chief Musician
natsach  (naw-tsakh')
to glitter from afar, i.e. to be eminent (as a superintendent, especially of the Temple services and its music)
A Psalm
mizmowr  (miz-more')
instrumental music; by implication, a poem set to notes -- psalm.
of David
David  (daw-veed')
loving; David, the youngest son of Jesse -- David.
Deliver
chalats  (khaw-lats')
to pull off; hence (intensively) to strip, (reflex.) to depart; by implication, to deliver, equip (for fight); present, strengthen
me O LORD
Yhovah  (yeh-ho-vaw')
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord.
from the evil
ra`  (rah)
bad or (as noun) evil (natural or moral)one), worse(-st), wretchedness, wrong. (Incl. feminine raaah; as adjective or noun.).
man
'adam  (aw-dawm')
ruddy i.e. a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.) -- another, + hypocrite, + common sort, low, man (mean, of low degree), person.
preserve
natsar  (naw-tsar')
to guard, in a good sense (to protect, maintain, obey, etc.) or a bad one (to conceal, etc.)
me from the violent
chamac  (khaw-mawce')
violence; by implication, wrong; by meton. unjust gain -- cruel(-ty), damage, false, injustice, oppressor, unrighteous, violence (against, done), violent (dealing), wrong.
man
'iysh  (eesh)
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
For the choir director. A Psalm of David. Rescue me, O LORD, from evil men; Preserve me from violent men

King James Bible
<> Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the choir director. A Davidic psalm. Rescue me, LORD, from evil men. Keep me safe from violent men

International Standard Version
Deliver me, LORD, from evil people, preserve me from violent men,

NET Bible
For the music director; a psalm of David. O LORD, rescue me from wicked men! Protect me from violent men,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Save me, Lord Jehovah, from the evil man, and keep me from evil men.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
[For the choir leader; a psalm by David.] Rescue me from evil people, O LORD. Keep me safe from violent people.

King James 2000 Bible
Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man;
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