New Living Translation
Protect me from wicked people who attack me, from murderous enemies who surround me.
King James Bible
From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who compass me about.
Darby Bible Translation
From the wicked that destroy me, my deadly enemies, who compass me about.
World English Bible
from the wicked who oppress me, my deadly enemies, who surround me.
Young's Literal Translation
From the face of the wicked who spoiled me. Mine enemies in soul go round against me.
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LibraryHow a Desolate Man Ought to Commit Himself into the Hands of God
O Lord, Holy Father, be Thou blessed now and evermore; because as Thou wilt so it is done, and what Thou doest is good. Let Thy servant rejoice in Thee, not in himself, nor in any other; because Thou alone art the true joy, Thou art my hope and my crown, Thou art my joy and my honour, O Lord. What hath Thy servant, which he received not from Thee, even without merit of his own? Thine are all things which Thou hast given, and which Thou hast made. I am poor and in misery even from my youth up,(1) …
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ
Twelfth Sunday after Trinity Gospel Transcends Law.
Seasonable Counsel: Or, Advice to Sufferers.
An Exhortation to Love God
1 Samuel 23:26
Saul and David were now on opposite sides of a mountain. Just as Saul and his men began to close in on David and his men,
Do not let me fall into their hands. For they accuse me of things I've never done; with every breath they threaten me with violence.
You hide them in the shelter of your presence, safe from those who conspire against them. You shelter them in your presence, far from accusing tongues.
"O God my rock," I cry, "Why have you forgotten me? Why must I wander around in grief, oppressed by my enemies?"
My enemies shout at me, making loud and wicked threats. They bring trouble on me and angrily hunt me down.
Everything is falling apart; threats and cheating are rampant in the streets.
For the choir director: A psalm of David, regarding the time the Philistines seized him in Gath. To be sung to the tune "Dove on Distant Oaks." O God, have mercy on me, for people are hounding me. My foes attack me all day long.
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