Psalm 140 is the 140th psalm of the biblical Book of Psalms. In the Greek Septuagint version of the bible, and in its Latin translation in the Vulgate, this psalm is Psalm 139 in a slightly different numbering system. It describes putting one's trust in God while threatened with evil.
Scroll of the Psalms
|Book||Book of Psalms|
|Hebrew Bible part||Ketuvim|
|Order in the Hebrew part||1|
|Christian Bible part||Old Testament|
|Order in the Christian part||19|
In Hebrew Bibles it has 14 verses, because the header of the psalm, "For the Leader. A Psalm of David" is numbered as verse 1, whereas in English Bibles this psalm has 13 verses, because the header (To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David in NKJV) is not given a verse number.
- The Artscroll Tehillim page 302
- Psalms 140:1 Mechon-mamre (Hebrew/English)
- Psalms 140 NKJV
- Kirkpatrick, A. F. (1901). The Book of Psalms: with Introduction and Notes. The Cambridge Bible for Schools and Colleges. Book IV and V: Psalms XC-CL. Cambridge: At the University Press. p. 840. Retrieved February 28, 2019.