Bible: Ps 55:16-21

55:16 As for me, I will call out to God,

and the Lord will deliver me.

55:17 During the evening, morning, and noontime

I will lament and moan, 1 

and he will hear 2  me. 3 

55:18 He will rescue 4  me and protect me from those who attack me, 5 

even though 6  they greatly outnumber me. 7 

55:19 God, the one who has reigned as king from long ago,

will hear and humiliate them. 8  (Selah)

They refuse to change,

and do not fear God. 9 

55:20 He 10  attacks 11  his friends; 12 

he breaks his solemn promises to them. 13 

55:21 His words are as smooth as butter, 14 

but he harbors animosity in his heart. 15 

His words seem softer than oil,

but they are really like sharp swords. 16 

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