The Fight of Victory - Psalm 35

Plead my cause, O LORD, with them that strive with me: fight  against them that fight against me.  Psalm 35:1 KJV

Psalm 35:2 Take hold of shield and buckler, and stand up for mine help.  

Psalm 35:3 Draw out also the spear, and stop the way against them that  persecute me: say unto my soul, I am thy salvation.  

Psalm 35:4 Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul:  let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my  hurt.  

Psalm 35:5 Let them be as chaff before the wind: and let the angel of the  LORD chase them.  

Psalm 35:6 Let their way be dark and slippery: and let the angel of the  LORD persecute them.   

Psalm 35:7 For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit,  which without cause they have digged for my soul.  

Psalm 35:8 Let destruction come upon him at unawares; and let his net that  he hath hid catch himself: into that very destruction let him  fall.  

Psalm 35:9 And my soul shall be joyful in the LORD: it shall rejoice in his  salvation.  

Psalm 35:10 All my bones shall say, LORD, who is like unto thee, which  deliverest the poor from him that is too strong for him, yea, the  poor and the needy from him that spoileth him?  

Psalm 35:11 False witnesses did rise up; they laid to my charge things  that I knew not.  

Psalm 35:12 They rewarded me evil for good to the spoiling of my soul.  

Psalm 35:13 But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was  sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned  into mine own bosom.  

Psalm 35:14 I behaved myself as though he had been my friend or  brother: I bowed down heavily, as one that mourneth for his  mother.  

Psalm 35:15 But in mine adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves  together: yea, the abjects gathered themselves together against  me, and I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased not:  

Psalm 35:16 With hypocritical mockers in feasts, they gnashed upon me with  their teeth.  

Psalm 35:17 Lord, how long wilt thou look on? rescue my soul from their  destructions, my darling from the lions.  

Psalm 35:18 I will give thee thanks in the great congregation: I will  praise thee among much people.  

Psalm 35:19 Let not them that are mine enemies wrongfully rejoice over me:  neither let them wink with the eye that hate me without a cause.  

Psalm 35:20 For they speak not peace: but they devise deceitful matters  against them that are quiet in the land.  

Psalm 35:21 Yea, they opened their mouth wide against me, and said, Aha,  aha, our eye hath seen it.  

Psalm 35:22 This thou hast seen, O LORD: keep not silence: O Lord, be  not far from me.   

Psalm 35:23 Stir up thyself, and awake to my judgment, even unto my  cause, my God and my Lord.  

Psalm 35:24 Judge me, O LORD my God, according to thy righteousness; and  let them not rejoice over me.  

Psalm 35:25 Let them not say in their hearts, Ah, so would we have it: let  them not say, We have swallowed him up.  

Psalm 35:26 Let them be ashamed and brought to confusion together that  rejoice at mine hurt: let them be clothed with shame and  dishonour that magnify themselves against me.  

Psalm 35:27 Let them shout for joy, and be glad, that favour my righteous  cause: yea, let them say continually, Let the LORD be magnified,  which hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant.  

Psalm 35:28 And my tongue shall speak of thy righteousness and of thy  praise all the day long.  KJV

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