15 But in mine [a]adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together: the abjects assembled themselves against me, and I knew not: they tare [b]me, and ceased not,

16 With the false scoffers at [c]banquets, gnashing their teeth against me.

17 Lord, how long wilt thou behold this? deliver my soul from their tumult, even my desolate soul from the lions.

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  1. Psalm 35:15 When they saw me ready to slip, and as one that halted for infirmity.
  2. Psalm 35:15 With their railing words.
  3. Psalm 35:16 The word signifieth cakes: meaning that the proud courtiers at their dainty feasts scoff, rail, and conspire his death.
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