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Psalm 140:11-13 1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

11 For the backbiter shall not be established upon the earth, evil shall [a]hunt the cruel man to destruction.

12 I know that the Lord will avenge the afflicted, and judge the poor.

13 Surely the righteous shall praise thy Name, and the just shall [b]dwell in thy presence.


  1. Psalm 140:11 God’s plagues shall light upon him in such sort, that he shall not escape.
  2. Psalm 140:13 That is, shall be defended and preserved by thy fatherly providence and care.
1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

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Psalm 140:11-13 New International Version (NIV)

11 May slanderers not be established in the land;
    may disaster hunt down the violent.

12 I know that the Lord secures justice for the poor
    and upholds the cause of the needy.
13 Surely the righteous will praise your name,
    and the upright will live in your presence.

New International Version (NIV)

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