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Psalms 55

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    Psalms 55:1 Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not yourself from my supplication.
    Psalms 55:2 Attend to me, and hear me: I mourn in my complaint, and make a noise;
    Psalms 55:3 Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity on me, and in wrath they hate me.
    Psalms 55:4 My heart is sore pained within me: and the terrors of death are fallen on me.
    Psalms 55:5 Fearfulness and trembling are come on me, and horror has overwhelmed me.
    Psalms 55:6 And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then would I fly away, and be at rest.
    Psalms 55:7 See, then would I wander far off, and remain in the wilderness. Selah.
    Psalms 55:8 I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest.
    Psalms 55:9 Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.
    Psalms 55:10 Day and night they go about it on the walls thereof: mischief also and sorrow are in the middle of it.
    Psalms 55:11 Wickedness is in the middle thereof: deceit and guile depart not from her streets.
    Psalms 55:12 For it was not an enemy that reproached me; then I could have borne it: neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me; then I would have hid myself from him:
    Psalms 55:13 But it was you, a man my equal, my guide, and my acquaintance.
    Psalms 55:14 We took sweet counsel together, and walked to the house of God in company.
    Psalms 55:15 Let death seize on them, and let them go down quick into hell: for wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them.
    Psalms 55:16 As for me, I will call on God; and the LORD shall save me.
    Psalms 55:17 Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud: and he shall hear my voice.
    Psalms 55:18 He has delivered my soul in peace from the battle that was against me: for there were many with me.
    Psalms 55:19 God shall hear, and afflict them, even he that stays of old. Selah. Because they have no changes, therefore they fear not God.
    Psalms 55:20 He has put forth his hands against such as be at peace with him: he has broken his covenant.
    Psalms 55:21 The words of his mouth were smoother than butter, but war was in his heart: his words were softer than oil, yet were they drawn swords.
    Psalms 55:22 Cast your burden on the LORD, and he shall sustain you: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.
    Psalms 55:23 But you, O God, shall bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in you.