Psalms 64:1 ←
Hear my voice, God, in my complaint. Preserve my life from fear of the enemy.
Psalms 64:2 ←
Hide me from the conspiracy of the wicked, from the noisy crowd of the ones doing evil;
Psalms 64:3 ←
who sharpen their tongue like a sword, and aim their arrows, deadly words,
Psalms 64:4 ←
to shoot innocent men from ambushes. They shoot at him suddenly and fearlessly.
Psalms 64:5 ←
They encourage themselves in evil plans. They talk about laying snares secretly. They say, “Who will see them?”
Psalms 64:6 ←
They plot injustice, saying, “We have made a perfect plan!” Surely man’s mind and heart are cunning.
Psalms 64:7 ←
But God will shoot at them. They will be suddenly struck down with an arrow.
Psalms 64:8 ←
Their own tongues shall ruin them. All who see them will shake their heads.
Psalms 64:9 ←
All mankind shall be afraid. They shall declare the work of God, and shall wisely ponder what he has done.
Psalms 64:10 ←
The righteous shall be glad in Yahweh, and shall take refuge in him. All the upright in heart shall praise him!