A psalm of David when he fled from his son Absalom. w
There are many who attack me. x
3 But You, Lord, are a shield around me, z
and He answers me from His holy mountain. c Selah
I wake again because the Lord sustains me. d
who have taken their stand against me on every side. e
7 Rise up, Lord! f
Save me, my God!
You strike all my enemies on the cheek; g
You break the teeth of the wicked. h
8 Salvation belongs to the Lord; i
may Your blessing be on Your people. j Selah
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