Psalm 35:1
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New Living Translation
A psalm of David. O LORD, oppose those who oppose me. Fight those who fight against me.

King James Bible
A Psalm of David. Plead my cause, O LORD, with them that strive with me: fight against them that fight against me.

Darby Bible Translation
{A Psalm of David.} Strive, O Jehovah, with them that strive with me; fight against them that fight against me:

World English Bible
Contend, Yahweh, with those who contend with me. Fight against those who fight against me.

Young's Literal Translation
By David. Strive, Jehovah, with my strivers, fight with my fighters,

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Opposition to Messiah Unreasonable
Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD , and against His Anointed, saying, Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us. I t is generally admitted, that the institutes of Christianity, as contained in the New Testament, do at least exhibit a beautiful and salutary system of morals; and that a sincere compliance with the precepts of our Lord and His apostles,
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 2

Notes on the Third Century
Page 161. Line 1. He must be born again, &c. This is a compound citation from John iii. 3, and Mark x. 15, in the order named. Page 182. Line 17. For all things should work together, &c. See Romans viii. 28. Page 184. Lines 10-11. Being Satan is able, &c. 2 Corinthians xi. 14. Page 184. Last line. Like a sparrow, &c. Psalm cii. Page 187. Line 1. Mechanisms. This word is, in the original MS., mechanicismes.' Page 187. Line 7. Like the King's daughter, &c. Psalm xlv. 14. Page 188. Med. 39. The best
Thomas Traherne—Centuries of Meditations

Concerning Persecution
Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:10 We are now come to the last beatitude: Blessed are they which are persecuted . . '. Our Lord Christ would have us reckon the cost. Which of you intending to build a tower sitteth not down first and counteth the cost, whether he have enough to finish it?' (Luke 14:28). Religion will cost us the tears of repentance and the blood of persecution. But we see here a great encouragement that may
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
1 Samuel 24:15
May the LORD therefore judge which of us is right and punish the guilty one. He is my advocate, and he will rescue me from your power!"

Psalm 18:43
You gave me victory over my accusers. You appointed me ruler over nations; people I don't even know now serve me.

Psalm 43:1
Declare me innocent, O God! Defend me against these ungodly people. Rescue me from these unjust liars.

Psalm 56:2
I am constantly hounded by those who slander me, and many are boldly attacking me.

Psalm 119:154
Argue my case; take my side! Protect my life as you promised.

Isaiah 49:25
But the LORD says, "The captives of warriors will be released, and the plunder of tyrants will be retrieved. For I will fight those who fight you, and I will save your children.

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