King David, a strong man of God, found strength in praying for God’s protection. Many of his Bible prayers in the book of Psalms provide a pattern of praying for God to protect us in frightening times that threaten our safety. Psalm 140:1, 7 – a prayer of David from the King James Version Deliver me, O Lord, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man; O God the Lord, the strength of my salvation, thou hast covered my head in the day of battle. From the Book of KJV Prayers - actual prayers from the King James Version of the Bible (KJV) collected by Mary Harwell Sayler , ©2019 Psalm 140:1, 7 – a prayer of David in everyday English Deliver me from evil, Lord! Protect me from violence. O Lord, my God, my mighty Savior, You have covered my head for the battle. From the Book of Bible Prayers – actual prayers of the Bible collected from a variety of translations and paraphrased into everyday English by Mary Harwell Sayler , ©2019 ..