Psalm 120
Orthodox Jewish Bible
1 (Shir HaMa'alot [Song of Ascents]) In my tzoros I cried unto Hashem, and He heard me.

2 Save my nefesh, Hashem, from sefat sheker (lying lips), and from lashon remiyyah (a tongue of deceit).

3 What shall be given unto thee? Or what shall be done unto thee, thou lashon remiyyah?

4 Sharp khitzim (arrows) of the gibbor, with burning (charcoal) coals of the broom plant.

5 Woe is me, that I sojourn in Meshech, that I dwell in the ohalim of Kedar!

6 My nefesh hath long dwelt with him that hateth shalom.

7 I am for shalom; but when I speak, they are for milchamah (war).

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