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

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

Darby Bible Translation
Jehovah, deliver my soul from the lying lip, from the 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!

Psalm 120:2 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue - From a people without faith, without truth, without religion; who sought by lies and calumnies to destroy them.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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 witness against Jesus, to put him to death...

Library
Epistle Lxxviii. To Barbara and Antonina .
To Barbara and Antonina [186] . Gregory to Barbara, &c. On receiving your epistles, I was in all manner of ways delighted to hear of your well being, and I entreat Almighty God that He would guard you by His protection from malignant spirits in thought, and from perverse men, and from all contrariety; and that He would, with the grace of His fear, settle you in unions worthy of you, and cause us all to rejoice in your settlement [187] . But do you, most sweet daughters, rest your hope on His help,
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

Of Love to God
I proceed to the second general branch of the text. The persons interested in this privilege. They are lovers of God. "All things work together for good, to them that love God." Despisers and haters of God have no lot or part in this privilege. It is children's bread, it belongs only to them that love God. Because love is the very heart and spirit of religion, I shall the more fully treat upon this; and for the further discussion of it, let us notice these five things concerning love to God. 1. The
Thomas Watson—A Divine Cordial

Cross References
James 3:6
The tongue also is a fire, a world of evil among the parts of the body. It corrupts the whole body, sets the whole course of one's life on fire, and is itself set on fire by hell.

Psalm 31:18
Let their lying lips be silenced, for with pride and contempt they speak arrogantly against the righteous.

Psalm 52:4
You love every harmful word, you deceitful tongue!

Psalm 109:2
for people who are wicked and deceitful have opened their mouths against me; they have spoken against me with lying tongues.

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

Proverbs 12:22
The LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in people who are trustworthy.

Zephaniah 3:13
They will do no wrong; they will tell no lies. A deceitful tongue will not be found in their mouths. They will eat and lie down and no one will make them afraid."

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