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World English Bible

Psalm 120 (WEBP)

[1] In my distress, I cried to Yahweh. He answered me.
[2] Deliver my soul, Yahweh, from lying lips, from a deceitful tongue.
[3] What will be given to you, and what will be done more to you, you deceitful tongue?
[4] Sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals of juniper.
[5] Woe is me, that I live in Meshech, that I dwell among the tents of Kedar!
[6] My soul has had her dwelling too long with him who hates peace.
[7] I am for peace, but when I speak, they are for war.

Scripture quotations are taken from The World English Bible™ of, 2020 stable text edition. It is in the public domain.

King James w/Strong’s #s

Psalm 120 (KJVS)

[1] «A Song of degrees .» In my distress I cried () unto the LORD , and he heard () me.
[2] Deliver () my soul , O LORD , from lying lips , [and] from a deceitful tongue .
[3] What shall be given () unto thee? or what shall be done () unto thee, thou false tongue ?
[4] Sharp () arrows of the mighty , with coals of juniper .
[5] Woe is me, that I sojourn () in Mesech , [that] I dwell () in the tents of Kedar !
[6] My soul hath long dwelt () with him that hateth () peace .
[7] I [am for] peace : but when I speak (), they [are] for war .

Young’s Literal Translation

Psalm 120 (YLT)

[1] Unto Jehovah in my distress I have called, And He answereth me.
[2] O Jehovah, deliver my soul from a lying lip, From a deceitful tongue!
[3] What doth He give to thee? And what doth He add to thee? O deceitful tongue!
[4] Sharp arrows of a mighty one, with broom-coals.
[5] Woe to me, for I have inhabited Mesech, I have dwelt with tents of Kedar.
[6] Too much hath my soul dwelt with him who is hating peace.
[7] I am peace, and when I speak they are for war!