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Psalm 64 Modern English Version (MEV)

Psalm 64

For the Music Director. A Psalm of David.

Hear my voice, O God, in my complaint;
    guard my life from dread of the enemy.

Hide me from the secret counsel of the wicked,
    from the throng of the workers of iniquity;
they sharpen their tongue like a sword,
    and bend their bows to shoot their arrows—bitter words,
that they may shoot in secret at the blameless;
    suddenly they shoot at him and do not fear.

They harden themselves in an evil matter;
    they talk privately of laying snares;
    they say, “Who will see them?”
They devise injustice,
    saying “We have perfected a secret plot.”
    Both the inward thought of man and the heart are deep.

But God will suddenly shoot them with an arrow;
    they will be wounded.
They will bring ruin on themselves
    by their own tongues;
    all who see them will flee away.
All people will fear,
    and declare the work of God;
    they will wisely consider His deeds.

10 The righteous will be glad in the Lord,
    and seek refuge in Him,
    and all the upright in heart will glory.

Modern English Version (MEV)

The Holy Bible, Modern English Version. Copyright © 2014 by Military Bible Association. Published and distributed by Charisma House.


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