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15 But at my stumbling they gathered in glee,
    they gathered together against me;
ruffians whom I did not know
    tore at me without ceasing;
16 they impiously mocked more and more,[a]
    gnashing at me with their teeth.

17 How long, O Lord, will you look on?
    Rescue me from their ravages,
    my life from the lions!

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  1. Psalm 35:16 Cn Compare Gk: Heb like the profanest of mockers of a cake

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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