kjv@Psalms:109 - To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.

kjv@Psalms:109:1 @ Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise;

kjv@Psalms:109:2 @ For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.

kjv@Psalms:109:3 @ They compassed me about also with words of hatred; and fought against me without a cause.

kjv@Psalms:109:4 @ For my love they are my adversaries: but I give myself unto prayer.

kjv@Psalms:109:5 @ And they have rewarded me evil for good, and hatred for my love.

kjv@Psalms:109:6 @ Set thou a wicked man over him: and let Satan stand at his right hand.

kjv@Psalms:109:7 @ When he shall be judged, let him be condemned: and let his prayer become sin.

kjv@Psalms:109:8 @ Let his days be few; and let another take his office.

kjv@Psalms:109:9 @ Let his children be fatherless, and his wife a widow.

kjv@Psalms:109:10 @ Let his children be continually vagabonds, and beg: let them seek their bread also out of their desolate places.

kjv@Psalms:109:11 @ Let the extortioner catch all that he hath; and let the strangers spoil his labour.

kjv@Psalms:109:12 @ Let there be none to extend mercy unto him: neither let there be any to favour his fatherless children.

kjv@Psalms:109:13 @ Let his posterity be cut off; and in the generation following let their name be blotted out.

kjv@Psalms:109:14 @ Let the iniquity of his fathers be remembered with the LORD; and let not the sin of his mother be blotted out.

kjv@Psalms:109:15 @ Let them be before the LORD continually, that he may cut off the memory of them from the earth.

kjv@Psalms:109:16 @ Because that he remembered not to shew mercy, but persecuted the poor and needy man, that he might even slay the broken in heart.

kjv@Psalms:109:17 @ As he loved cursing, so let it come unto him: as he delighted not in blessing, so let it be far from him.

kjv@Psalms:109:18 @ As he clothed himself with cursing like as with his garment, so let it come into his bowels like water, and like oil into his bones.

kjv@Psalms:109:19 @ Let it be unto him as the garment which covereth him, and for a girdle wherewith he is girded continually.

kjv@Psalms:109:20 @ Let this be the reward of mine adversaries from the LORD, and of them that speak evil against my soul.

kjv@Psalms:109:21 @ But do thou for me, O GOD the Lord, for thy name's sake: because thy mercy is good, deliver thou me.

kjv@Psalms:109:22 @ For I am poor and needy, and my heart is wounded within me.

kjv@Psalms:109:23 @ I am gone like the shadow when it declineth: I am tossed up and down as the locust.

kjv@Psalms:109:24 @ My knees are weak through fasting; and my flesh faileth of fatness.

kjv@Psalms:109:25 @ I became also a reproach unto them: when they looked upon me they shaked their heads.

kjv@Psalms:109:26 @ Help me, O LORD my God: O save me according to thy mercy:

kjv@Psalms:109:27 @ That they may know that this is thy hand; that thou, LORD, hast done it.

kjv@Psalms:109:28 @ Let them curse, but bless thou: when they arise, let them be ashamed; but let thy servant rejoice.

kjv@Psalms:109:29 @ Let mine adversaries be clothed with shame, and let them cover themselves with their own confusion, as with a mantle.

kjv@Psalms:109:30 @ I will greatly praise the LORD with my mouth; yea, I will praise him among the multitude.

kjv@Psalms:109:31 @ For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save him from those that condemn his soul.

Note: I thought once that perhaps this servant could have been prophetically the Lord Jesus, but did He not say "forgive them Father for they know not what they do"? Neither can I recall a time that David would have contemplated this not even with Saul or Absalom. I am most puzzled by this character if not ficticious representation of a devout man unjustly outcast/poor and needy.

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