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Psalm 140:6-8 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

I said to the Lord, “You are my God;
Listen, Lord, to the sound of my pleadings.
[a]God the Lord, the strength of my salvation,
You have covered my head on the day of [b]battle.
Do not grant, Lord, the desires of the wicked;
Do not bring about his evil planning, so that they are not exalted. Selah


  1. Psalm 140:7 Heb YHWH, usually rendered Lord
  2. Psalm 140:7 Lit weapons
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Psalm 140:6-8 New International Version (NIV)

I say to the Lord, “You are my God.”
    Hear, Lord, my cry for mercy.
Sovereign Lord, my strong deliverer,
    you shield my head in the day of battle.
Do not grant the wicked their desires, Lord;
    do not let their plans succeed.

New International Version (NIV)

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