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O Dieu donne-moi délivrance de cet homme pernicieux Préserve-moi de la nuisance de cet homme malicieux.
- by Théodore de Béze (1519 - 1605) [an adaptation] [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Arthur Honegger (1892 - 1955), "Psaume CXL", H. 144 no. 2 (1940), published 1943 [ high voice and piano ], from Trois Psaumes, no. 2 [sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Rodney Sones) , "Psalm 140", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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O God, deliver me from this pernicious man; Preserve me from the harm of this malicious man.
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