15 But when I stumbled, they gathered in glee;
they gathered against me.
Assailants I did not know
tore at me and did not stop.(A)
16 With godless mockery[a]
they gnashed their teeth at me.(B)

17 Lord, how long will you look on?(C)
Rescue me from their ravages;
rescue my precious life from the young lions.(D)

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  1. 35:16 Hb obscure

15 But when I stumbled, they gathered in glee;(A)
    assailants gathered against me without my knowledge.
    They slandered(B) me without ceasing.
16 Like the ungodly they maliciously mocked;[a](C)
    they gnashed their teeth(D) at me.

17 How long,(E) Lord, will you look on?
    Rescue me from their ravages,
    my precious life(F) from these lions.(G)

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  1. Psalm 35:16 Septuagint; Hebrew may mean Like an ungodly circle of mockers,

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