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" ... 6 I said unto the LORD, Thou art my GOD, hear the voice of my prayers, O LORD. "
A New Guide to the English Tongue: In Five Parts - Page 53
by Thomas Dilworth - 1820 - 144 pages
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... Bible in Schools Plans of Many Lands: Documents

Wilbur Fisk Crafts - 1914 - 543 pages
...their heart; Continually do they gather themselves together for war. They have sharpened their tongue like a serpent ; Adders' poison is under their lips. Keep me. O Lord, from the hands of the wicked ; Preserve me from the violent man : Who have purposed to thrust aside my steps. The proud have...
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The Light of Truth as Revealed in the Holy Scriptures

Levi Rightmyer - 1916 - 967 pages
...bite and sting, and emit their deadly poison and cause death ; and thus it is said of the wicked, " was upon the earth forty days and forty nights . . . and the waters prevailed exceedi Selah " (Ps. 140:3). Again it is written of the wicked of Israel in that day, saying, " They hatch...
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The Office for Holy Week and of the Paschal Triduum According to the ...

Catholic Church - 1921 - 955 pages
...was hewn out of a rock, and rolled a stone unto the door of the sepulchre. The Offertory. Ps. 140. 4. KEEP me, O Lord, from the hands of the ungodly : preserve me from the wicked men. The Secret. WE beseech, O Lord, that this sacrifice may restore us to the place whence we have fallen...
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Holy Bible

Zondervan, Zondervan Publishing House - 1984 - 928 pages
...violent man; 2 Which imagine mischiefs in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war. 3 prosperously because of truth and meekness and righteousness; and thy right hand sha Selah. 4 Keep me, O LORD, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from the violent man: who have...
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James, 1, 2 Peter, Jude

Paul V. Harrison, Robert E. Picirilli - 1992 - 359 pages
...messengers (Job 33:23). That the tongue bears death in the form of poison points to the Davidic Ps. 140:3: "They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips" (cf. Rom. 3:13). This death-bearing aspect of the tongue reminds us how the Serpent, through the use...
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Token Professionals and Master Critics: A Critique of Orthodoxy in Literary ...

James J. Sosnoski - 1994 - 272 pages
...violent man; which imagine mischiefs in their heart; continually are they gathered together for war. They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips, Selah. Keep me, O Lord, from the hands of the wicked; preserve me from the violent man; who have purposed...
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C. K. Ogden and Linguistics, Volume 1

W. Terrence Gordon - 1994 - 2025 pages
...This is especially the case with certain kinds of metaphor. When the Psalmist cries of his enemies, 'They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips', it is hard to determine whether an elusive similarity between the reptile and the person he is describing...
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Breaking Through God's Silence: A Guide to Effective Prayer--With a Treasury ...

David Yount - 1997 - 224 pages
...* and stir up strife all the day long. They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; * adder's poison is under their lips. Keep me, O LORD, from...wicked men, who are purposed to overthrow my goings. The proud have laid a snare for me, and spread a net abroad with cords; * yea, and set traps in my...
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Surpassing Wonder: The Invention of the Bible and the Talmuds

Donald Harman Akenson - 1998 - 658 pages
...psalmist's description of his rival or enemies (who, in both cases, are defined as being evil) in Psalm 140: "they have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison is under their lips" (v.3). Forgiveness is not considered: "Let burning coals fall upon them: let them be cast into the...
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Creatures of Change: An Album of Ohio Animals

Carolyn V. Platt - 1998 - 273 pages
...of God's retribution, as receivers of his wrath, or as metaphors for unattractive human qualities: "They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison [is] under their lips." Unusual is Proverbs' wonder at the uniqueness of snakes: "There be three things which are too wonderful...
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