120 1 The prayer of David being vexed by the false reports of Saul’s flatterers. 5 And therefore he lamenteth his long abode among those infidels,  7 Who were given to all kinds of wickedness and contention.

A song of [a]degrees.

I called unto the Lord in my [b]trouble, and he heard me.

Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.

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  1. Psalm 120:1 That is, of lifting up the tune and rising in singing.
  2. Psalm 120:1 Albeit the children of God ought to rejoice when they suffer for righteous sake, yet it is a great grief to the flesh to hear evil for well doing.