Supplication for Deliverance and Grateful Trust in God.
For the choir director; according to †Jonath elem rehokim. A •Mikhtam of David, ^when the Philistines seized him in Gath.
1 Be gracious to me, O God, for man has 1atrampled upon me;
2Fighting all day long he boppresses me.
2 My foes have 1atrampled upon me all day long,
For 2they are many who bfight proudly against me.
4 aIn God, whose word I praise,
In God I have put my trust;
I shall not be afraid.
5 All day long they 1adistort my words;
All their 2bthoughts are against me for evil.
As they have cwaited to take my 3life.
7 Because of wickedness, 1acast them forth,
In anger bput down the peoples, O God!
8 You ahave taken account of my wanderings;
Put my btears in Your bottle.
Are they not in cYour book?
9 Then my enemies will aturn back bin the day when I call;
This I know, 1that cGod is for me.
10 In God, whose word I praise,
In the Lord, whose word I praise,
11 In God I have put my 1trust, I shall not be afraid.
What can man do to me?
12 Your avows are binding upon me, O God;
I will render thank offerings to You.
13 For You have adelivered my soul from death,
1Indeed bmy feet from stumbling,
So that I may cwalk before God
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