Psalm 64New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
Treacherous Conspirators Punished by God
1 For the leader. A psalm of David.
2 O God, hear my anguished voice;
from a dreadful foe protect my life.
3 Hide me from the malicious crowd,
the mob of evildoers.
4 They sharpen their tongues like swords,
bend their bows of poison words.
5 They shoot at the innocent from ambush,
they shoot him in a moment and do not fear.
6 They resolve on their wicked plan;
they conspire to set snares;
they say: “Who will see us?”
7 They devise wicked schemes,
conceal the schemes they devise;
the designs of their hearts are hidden.
8 God shoots an arrow at them;
in a moment they are struck down.
9 They are brought down by their own tongues;
all who see them flee.
10 Every person fears and proclaims God’s actions,
they ponder his deeds.
11 The righteous rejoices and takes refuge in the Lord;
all the upright give praise.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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