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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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NEW WORLD TRANSLATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES (1984 EDITION) See 2013 revision

Psalms 120:1-7

A Song of the Ascents.* 120  To Jehovah I called in the distress of mine,+ And he proceeded to answer me.+   O Jehovah, do deliver my soul from false lips,+ From the tricky tongue.+   What will one give to you, and what will one add to you, O you tricky tongue?+   Sharpened arrows of a mighty man,+ Along with burning coals of the broom trees.+   Woe to me, for I have resided as an alien in Me′shech!+ I have tabernacled together with the tents of Ke′dar.+   For too long a time my soul has tabernacled+ With the haters* of peace.+   I stand for peace;+ but when I speak, They are for war.+

Footnotes

Or, “A Song of the Stairsteps.” This is the first of 15 Songs of the Ascents, Ps 120–134 inclusive. Compare 2Ki 20:9-11.
“Haters,” LXXSyVg and eight Heb. mss; M, “hater.”