(120) A Song of Degrees.
1 In mine affliction I cried to the Lord, and he listened to me.
2 Deliver my soul, O Lord, from unjust lips, and from a deceitful tongue.
3 What should be given to you, and what should be added to you, for your crafty tongue?
4 Sharpened weapons of the mighty, with coals of the desert.
5 Woe is me, that my sojourning is * Heb. משך prolonged; I have tabernacled among the tents of Kedar.
6 My soul has long been a sojourner;
7 I was peaceful among them that hated peace; when I spoke to them, they warred against me without a cause.
*119:5 Heb. משך