kjv@Psalms:55 - To the chief Musician on Neginoth, Maschil, A Psalm of David.

kjv@Psalms:55:1 @ Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my supplication.

kjv@Psalms:55:2 @ Attend unto me, and hear me: I mourn in my complaint, and make a noise;

kjv@Psalms:55:3 @ Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the wicked: for they cast iniquity upon me, and in wrath they hate me.

kjv@Psalms:55:4 @ My heart is sore pained within me: and the terrors of death are fallen upon me.

kjv@Psalms:55:5 @ Fearfulness and trembling are come upon me, and horror hath overwhelmed me.

kjv@Psalms:55:6 @ And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then would I fly away, and be at rest.

kjv@Psalms:55:7 @ Lo, then would I wander far off, and remain in the wilderness. Selah.

kjv@Psalms:55:8 @ I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest.

kjv@Psalms:55:9 @ Destroy, O Lord, and divide their tongues: for I have seen violence and strife in the city.

kjv@Psalms:55:10 @ Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof: mischief also and sorrow are in the midst of it.

kjv@Psalms:55:11 @ Wickedness is in the midst thereof: deceit and guile depart not from her streets.

kjv@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:

kjv@Psalms:55:13 @ But it was thou, a man mine equal, my guide, and mine acquaintance.

kjv@Psalms:55:14 @ We took sweet counsel together, and walked unto the house of God in company.

kjv@Psalms:55:15 @ Let death seize upon them, and let them go down quick into hell: for wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them.

kjv@Psalms:55:16 @ As for me, I will call upon God; and the LORD shall save me.

kjv@Psalms:55:17 @ Evening, and morning, and at noon, will I pray, and cry aloud: and he shall hear my voice.

kjv@Psalms:55:18 @ He hath delivered my soul in peace from the battle that was against me: for there were many with me.

kjv@Psalms:55:19 @ God shall hear, and afflict them, even he that abideth of old. Selah. Because they have no changes, therefore they fear not God.

kjv@Psalms:55:20 @ He hath put forth his hands against such as be at peace with him: he hath broken his covenant.

kjv@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.

kjv@Psalms:55:22 @ Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.

kjv@Psalms:55:23 @ But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee.

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