Psalms - Chapter 64

1

For the director of music. A psalm of David. Hear me, O God, as I voice my complaint; protect my life from the threat of the enemy.


2

Hide me from the conspiracy of the wicked, from that noisy crowd of evildoers.


3

They sharpen their tongues like swords and aim their words like deadly arrows.


4

They shoot from ambush at the innocent man; they shoot at him suddenly, without fear.


5

They encourage each other in evil plans, they talk about hiding their snares; they say, "Who will see them?"


6

They plot injustice and say, "We have devised a perfect plan!" Surely the mind and heart of man are cunning.


7

But God will shoot them with arrows; suddenly they will be struck down.


8

He will turn their own tongues against them and bring them to ruin; all who see them will shake their heads in scorn.


9

All mankind will fear; they will proclaim the works of God and ponder what he has done.


10

Let the righteous rejoice in the LORD and take refuge in him; let all the upright in heart praise him!