See how they lie in wait for me!
    Fierce men conspire(A) against me
    for no offense or sin of mine, Lord.

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Hide me from the conspiracy(A) of the wicked,(B)
    from the plots of evildoers.
They sharpen their tongues like swords(C)
    and aim cruel words like deadly arrows.(D)
They shoot from ambush at the innocent;(E)
    they shoot suddenly, without fear.(F)

They encourage each other in evil plans,
    they talk about hiding their snares;(G)
    they say, “Who will see it[a]?”(H)
They plot injustice and say,
    “We have devised a perfect plan!”
    Surely the human mind and heart are cunning.

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  1. Psalm 64:5 Or us

Whoever does not fall down and worship will immediately be thrown into a blazing furnace.”(A)

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