Psalm 120:2
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New Living Translation
Rescue me, O LORD, from liars and from all deceitful people.

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!

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Concerning Peaceableness
Blessed are the peacemakers. Matthew 5:9 This is the seventh step of the golden ladder which leads to blessedness. The name of peace is sweet, and the work of peace is a blessed work. Blessed are the peacemakers'. Observe the connection. The Scripture links these two together, pureness of heart and peaceableness of spirit. The wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable' (James 3:17). Follow peace and holiness' (Hebrews 12:14). And here Christ joins them together pure in heart, and peacemakers',
Thomas Watson—The Beatitudes: An Exposition of Matthew 5:1-12

Psalms
The piety of the Old Testament Church is reflected with more clearness and variety in the Psalter than in any other book of the Old Testament. It constitutes the response of the Church to the divine demands of prophecy, and, in a less degree, of law; or, rather, it expresses those emotions and aspirations of the universal heart which lie deeper than any formal demand. It is the speech of the soul face to face with God. Its words are as simple and unaffected as human words can be, for it is the genius
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
James 3:6
And the tongue is a flame of fire. It is a whole world of wickedness, corrupting your entire body. It can set your whole life on fire, for it is set on fire by hell itself.

Psalm 31:18
Silence their lying lips--those proud and arrogant lips that accuse the godly.

Psalm 52:4
You love to destroy others with your words, you liar!

Psalm 109:2
while the wicked slander me and tell lies about me.

Proverbs 6:17
haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that kill the innocent,

Proverbs 12:22
The LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in those who tell the truth.

Zephaniah 3:13
The remnant of Israel will do no wrong; they will never tell lies or deceive one another. They will eat and sleep in safety, and no one will make them afraid."

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