Psalm 140:9
Text Analysis
7218 [e]רֹ֥אשׁ
[As for] the headN-msc
4524 [e]מְסִבָּ֑י
of those who surround meV-Hifil-Prtcpl-mpc | 1cs
5999 [e]עֲמַ֖ל
the evilN-msc
8193 [e]שְׂפָתֵ֣ימוֹ
of their lipsN-fdc | 3mp
-Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine plural :: third person masculine plural V-Piel-Imperf-3mp | 3mp
3680 [e](יְכַסֵּֽמוֹ׃‪‬)
let cover themV-Piel-Imperf-3ms | 3mp

Hebrew Texts
תהילים 140:9 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
רֹ֥אשׁ מְסִבָּ֑י עֲמַ֖ל שְׂפָתֵ֣ימֹו [יְכַסּוּמֹו כ] (יְכַסֵּֽמֹו ׃ ק)

תהילים 140:9 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ראש מסבי עמל שפתימו [יכסומו כ] (יכסמו ׃ ק)

תהילים 140:9 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ראש מסבי עמל שפתימו [יכסומו כ] (יכסמו ׃ ק)

תהילים 140:9 Hebrew Bible
ראש מסבי עמל שפתימו יכסומו׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"As for the head of those who surround me, May the mischief of their lips cover them.

King James Bible
As for the head of those that compass me about, let the mischief of their own lips cover them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When those who surround me rise up, may the trouble their lips cause overwhelm them.
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