David’s Prayer For God To Shame Those Who Magnify Themselves Over Us

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Psalm 35

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Contend, O Lord, with those who contend with me;
Fight against those who fight against me.
Take hold of buckler and shield
And rise up for my help.
Draw also the spear and the battle-axe to meet those who pursue me;
Say to my soul, “I am your salvation.”

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Let those be ashamed and dishonored who seek my life;
Let those be turned back and humiliated who devise evil against me.
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