Chinese Contemporary Bible (Traditional)

詩篇 35

求上帝伸冤

大衛的詩。

1耶和華啊,
求你與我的敵人為敵,
攻擊那些攻擊我的人。
求你拿起大小盾牌來幫助我,
舉起矛槍攻擊追趕我的人。
求你對我說:
「我是你的拯救。」
願謀殺我的人蒙羞受辱,
謀害我的人落荒而逃!
願耶和華的天使驅散他們,
如風吹散糠秕!
願他們的道路漆黑泥濘,
有耶和華的天使在後追趕!
因為他們無故設網羅,
挖陷阱要害我。
願他們突遭禍患,
作繭自縛,自食惡果!
我要因耶和華而歡欣,
因祂的拯救而快樂。
10 我從心底發出讚歎:
耶和華啊,誰能像你?
你拯救弱者免受欺壓,
拯救窮人免遭掠奪。
11 惡人誣告我,
盤問我毫無所知的事情。
12 他們對我以惡報善,
令我傷心欲絕。
13 他們生病時,
我披上麻衣,
謙卑地為他們禁食禱告,
但上帝沒有垂聽。
14 我為他們哀傷,
視他們為朋友、弟兄;
我低頭為他們哭泣,
如同哀悼自己的母親。
15 我遭遇患難時,
他們卻聚在一起幸災樂禍,
合夥誹謗我。
素不相識的人也群起攻擊我,
不住地譭謗我。
16 他們肆無忌憚地嘲弄我,
咬牙切齒地憎惡我。

17 耶和華啊,
你袖手旁觀要到何時?
求你救我的性命免遭殘害,
救我脫離這些獅子。
18 我要在大會中稱謝你,
在眾人面前讚美你。
19 求你不要讓無故攻擊我的人幸災樂禍,
不要讓無故恨我的人沾沾自喜。
20 他們言語暴戾,
謀害安分守己的人。
21 他們高喊:「哈哈!哈哈!
我們親眼看見了。」
22 耶和華啊,這一切你都看見了,
求你不要再緘默,不要遠離我。
23 我的上帝,我的主啊,
求你起來為我辯護,為我伸冤。
24 我的上帝耶和華啊,
求你按你的公義宣告我無罪,
別讓他們幸災樂禍。
25 別讓他們說:
「哈哈,我們如願以償了!」
別讓他們說:
「我們除掉他了!」
26 願幸災樂禍的人蒙羞受辱,
自高自大的人無地自容!
27 願盼望我冤屈得雪的人揚聲歡呼!
願他們常說:「耶和華當受尊崇!
祂樂意賜福給自己的僕人。」
28 我要訴說你的公義,
終日讚美你。

The Message

Psalm 35

A David Psalm

11-3 Harass these hecklers, God,
    punch these bullies in the nose.
Grab a weapon, anything at hand;
    stand up for me!
Get ready to throw the spear, aim the javelin,
    at the people who are out to get me.
Reassure me; let me hear you say,
    “I’ll save you.”

4-8 When those thugs try to knife me in the back,
    make them look foolish.
Frustrate all those
    who are plotting my downfall.
Make them like cinders in a high wind,
    with God’s angel working the bellows.
Make their road lightless and mud-slick,
    with God’s angel on their tails.
Out of sheer cussedness they set a trap to catch me;
    for no good reason they dug a ditch to stop me.
Surprise them with your ambush—
    catch them in the very trap they set,
    the disaster they planned for me.

9-10 But let me run loose and free,
    celebrating God’s great work,
Every bone in my body laughing, singing, “God,
    there’s no one like you.
You put the down-and-out on their feet
    and protect the unprotected from bullies!”

11-12 Hostile accusers appear out of nowhere,
    they stand up and badger me.
They pay me back misery for mercy,
    leaving my soul empty.

13-14 When they were sick, I dressed in black;
    instead of eating, I prayed.
My prayers were like lead in my gut,
    like I’d lost my best friend, my brother.
I paced, distraught as a motherless child,
    hunched and heavyhearted.

15-16 But when I was down
    they threw a party!
All the nameless riffraff of the town came
    chanting insults about me.
Like barbarians desecrating a shrine,
    they destroyed my reputation.

17-18 God, how long are you going
    to stand there doing nothing?
Save me from their brutalities;
    everything I’ve got is being thrown to the lions.
I will give you full credit
    when everyone gathers for worship;
When the people turn out in force
    I will say my Hallelujahs.

19-21 Don’t let these liars, my enemies,
    have a party at my expense,
Those who hate me for no reason,
    winking and rolling their eyes.
No good is going to come
    from that crowd;
They spend all their time cooking up gossip
    against those who mind their own business.
They open their mouths
    in ugly grins,
Mocking, “Ha-ha, ha-ha, thought you’d get away with it?
    We’ve caught you hands down!”

22 Don’t you see what they’re doing, God?
    You’re not going to let them
Get by with it, are you? Not going to walk off
    without doing something, are you?

23-26 Please get up—wake up! Tend to my case.
    My God, my Lord—my life is on the line.
Do what you think is right, God, my God,
    but don’t make me pay for their good time.
Don’t let them say to themselves,
    “Ha-ha, we got what we wanted.”
Don’t let them say,
    “We’ve chewed him up and spit him out.”
Let those who are being hilarious
    at my expense
Be made to look ridiculous.
    Make them wear donkey’s ears;
Pin them with the donkey’s tail,
    who made themselves so high and mighty!

27-28 But those who want
    the best for me,
Let them have the last word—a glad shout!—
    and say, over and over and over,
God is great—everything works
    together for good for his servant.”
I’ll tell the world how great and good you are,
    I’ll shout Hallelujah all day, every day.