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Psalm 57 (Hide Context)

57:1 For the music director; according to the al-tashcheth style; a prayer of David, written when he fled from Saul into the cave.

Have mercy on me, O God! Have mercy on me!

For in you I have taken shelter.

In the shadow of your wings I take shelter

until trouble passes.

2 I cry out for help to the sovereign God,

to the God who vindicates me.

3 May he send help from heaven and deliver me

from my enemies who hurl insults! (Selah)

May God send his loyal love and faithfulness!

4 I am surrounded by lions;

I lie down among those who want to devour me;

men whose teeth are spears and arrows,

whose tongues are a sharp sword.

5 Rise up above the sky, O God!

May your splendor cover the whole earth!

6 They have prepared a net to trap me;

I am discouraged.

They have dug a pit for me.

They will fall into it! (Selah)

7 I am determined, O God! I am determined!

I will sing and praise you!

8 Awake, my soul!

Awake, O stringed instrument and harp!

I will wake up at dawn!

9 I will give you thanks before the nations, O Master!

I will sing praises to you before foreigners!

10 For your loyal love extends beyond the sky,

and your faithfulness reaches the clouds.

11 Rise up above the sky, O God!

May your splendor cover the whole earth!

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