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Psalms 120:2 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Deliver my soul, O Jehovah, from lying lips, [And] from a deceitful tongue.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, [and] from a deceitful tongue.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, From a deceitful tongue.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Deliver my soul, O LORD, from lying lips, [and] from a deceitful tongue.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Jehovah, deliver my soul from the lying lip, from the deceitful tongue.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— O Yahweh! rescue thou my soul—from the false lip, from the deceitful tongue.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— O Jehovah, deliver my soul from a lying lip, From a deceitful tongue!
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— O Lord, deliver my soul from wicked lips, and a deceitful tongue.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Deliuer my soule, O LORD, from lying lips: [and] from a deceitfull tongue.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Deliver my soul, O Lord, from unjust lips, and from a deceitful tongue.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Deliver my soul, O Yahweh, from lying lips, [and] from a deceitful tongue.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Deliver 5337
{5337} Prime
נָצַל
natsal
{naw-tsal'}
A primitive root; to snatch away, whether in a good or a bad sense.
z8685
<8685> Grammar
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818)
Mood - Imperative (See H8810)
Count - 731
my soul, 5315
{5315} Prime
נֶפֶשׁ
nephesh
{neh'-fesh}
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
O Yhw יָהוֶה, 3068
{3068} Prime
יְהֹוָה
Y@hovah
{yeh-ho-vaw'}
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
from lying 8267
{8267} Prime
שֶׁקֶר
sheqer
{sheh'-ker}
From H8266; an untruth; by implication a sham (often adverbially).
lips, 8193
{8193} Prime
שָׂפָה
saphah
{saw-faw'}
(The second form is in dual and plural); Probably from H5595 or H8192 through the idea of termination (compare H5490); the lip (as a natural boundary); by implication language; by analogy a margin (of a vessel, water, cloth, etc.).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
[and] from a deceitful 7423
{7423} Prime
רְמִיָּה
r@miyah
{rem-ee-yaw'}
From H7411; remissness, treachery.
tongue. 3956
{3956} Prime
לָשׁוֹן
lashown
{law-shone'}
From H3960; the tongue (of man or animals), used literally (as the instrument of licking, eating, or speech), and figuratively (speech, an ingot, a fork of flame, a cove of water).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Psalms 120:2-3

_ _ Slander and deceit charged on his foes implies his innocence.

_ _ tongue — as in Psalms 52:2, Psalms 52:4.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 120:1-4.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
from lying lips:

Psalms 35:11 False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge [things] that I knew not.
Psalms 52:2-4 Thy tongue deviseth mischiefs; like a sharp razor, working deceitfully. ... Thou lovest all devouring words, O [thou] deceitful tongue.
Psalms 109:1-2 [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] Hold not thy peace, O God of my praise; ... For the mouth of the wicked and the mouth of the deceitful are opened against me: they have spoken against me with a lying tongue.
Psalms 140:1-3 [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man; ... They have sharpened their tongues like a serpent; adders' poison [is] under their lips. Selah.
Matthew 26:59-62 Now the chief priests, and elders, and all the council, sought false witness against Jesus, to put him to death; ... And the high priest arose, and said unto him, Answerest thou nothing? what [is it which] these witness against thee?
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