Psalm 140:1
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New International Version
For the director of music. A psalm of David. Rescue me, LORD, from evildoers; protect me from the violent,

King James Bible
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man;

Darby Bible Translation
{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} Free me, O Jehovah, from the evil man; preserve me from the violent man:

World English Bible
Deliver me, Yahweh, from the evil man. Preserve me from the violent man;

Young's Literal Translation
To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. Deliver me, O Jehovah, from an evil man, From one of violence Thou keepest me.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

From the evil man - Saul, who was full of envy, jealousy, and cruelty against David, to whom both himself and his kingdom were under the highest obligations, endeavored by every means to destroy him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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2942 B.C.

1062. Deliver

Psalm 43:1 Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation: O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man.

Psalm 59:1-3 Deliver me from my enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me...

Psalm 71:4 Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.

violent man. Heb. man of violences

Psalm 140:4,11 Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from the violent man; who have purposed to overthrow my goings...

Psalm 18:48 He delivers me from my enemies: yes, you lift me up above those that rise up against me: you have delivered me from the violent man.

Habakkuk 1:2,3 O LORD, how long shall I cry, and you will not hear! even cry out to you of violence, and you will not save!...

Library
Question Lxxxiii of Prayer
I. Is Prayer an Act of the Appetitive Powers? Cardinal Cajetan, On Prayer based on Friendship II. Is it Fitting to Pray? Cardinal Cajetan, On Prayer as a True Cause S. Augustine, On the Sermon on the Mount, II. iii. 14 " On the Gift of Perseverance, vii. 15 III. Is Prayer an Act of the Virtue of Religion? Cardinal Cajetan, On the Humility of Prayer S. Augustine, On Psalm cii. 10 " Of the Gift of Perseverance, xvi. 39 IV. Ought We to Pray to God Alone? S. Augustine, Sermon, cxxvii. 2 V.
St. Thomas Aquinas—On Prayer and The Contemplative Life

How the Silent and the Talkative are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 15.) Differently to be admonished are the over-silent, and those who spend time in much speaking. For it ought to be insinuated to the over-silent that while they shun some vices unadvisedly, they are, without its being perceived, implicated in worse. For often from bridling the tongue overmuch they suffer from more grievous loquacity in the heart; so that thoughts seethe the more in the mind from being straitened by the violent guard of indiscreet silence. And for the most part they
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
2 Samuel 22:49
who sets me free from my enemies. You exalted me above my foes; from a violent man you rescued me.

Psalm 17:13
Rise up, LORD, confront them, bring them down; with your sword rescue me from the wicked.

Psalm 18:48
who saves me from my enemies. You exalted me above my foes; from a violent man you rescued me.

Psalm 54:3
Arrogant foes are attacking me; ruthless people are trying to kill me-- people without regard for God.

Psalm 59:2
Deliver me from evildoers and save me from those who are after my blood.

Psalm 64:1
For the director of music. A psalm of David. Hear me, my God, as I voice my complaint; protect my life from the threat of the enemy.

Psalm 71:4
Deliver me, my God, from the hand of the wicked, from the grasp of those who are evil and cruel.

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