A A A A A
Bible Book List

Psalm 120New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA)

Psalm 120

Prayer for Deliverance from Slanderers

A Song of Ascents.

In my distress I cry to the Lord,
    that he may answer me:
‘Deliver me, O Lord,
    from lying lips,
    from a deceitful tongue.’

What shall be given to you?
    And what more shall be done to you,
    you deceitful tongue?
A warrior’s sharp arrows,
    with glowing coals of the broom tree!

Woe is me, that I am an alien in Meshech,
    that I must live among the tents of Kedar.
Too long have I had my dwelling
    among those who hate peace.
I am for peace;
    but when I speak,
    they are for war.

New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA)

New Revised Standard Version Bible: Anglicised Edition, copyright © 1989, 1995 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

  Back

1 of 1

You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Learn more

Bible Gateway Recommends

NRSV XL Catholic Edition
NRSV XL Catholic Edition
Retail: $29.99
Our Price: $19.99Save: $10.00 (33%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
Buy Now
NRSV Standard Bible, Catholic Edition with Anglicized Text
NRSV Standard Bible, Catholic Edition with Anglicized Text
Retail: $27.99
Our Price: $25.19Save: $2.80 (10%)
1.0 of 5.0 stars
Buy Now
Viewing of
Cross references
Footnotes