Psalm 64:1-4 Good News Translation (GNT) A Prayer for Protection 64 I am in trouble, God—listen to my prayer! I am afraid of my enemies—save my life! 2 Protect me from the plots of the wicked, from mobs of evil people. 3 They sharpen their tongues like swords and aim cruel words like arrows. 4 They are quick to spread their shameless lies; they destroy good people with cowardly slander.
Psalm 127:3-5 Common English Bible 3 No doubt about it: children are a gift from the Lord; the fruit of the womb is a divine reward. 4 The children born when one is young are like arrows in the hand of a warrior. 5 The person who fills a quiver full with them is truly happy! They won’t be ashamed when arguing with their enemies in the gate.
Psalm 102:25-27 New International Version 25 In the beginning you laid the foundations of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands. 26 They will perish, but you remain; they will all wear out like a garment. Like clothing you will change them and they will be discarded. 27 But you remain the same, and your years will never end.