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Chapter
Psalms 59

Book of Psalms - Chapter 59

Psalms 59:1

To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him. Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.

Psalms 59:2

Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody men.

Psalms 59:3

For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not [for] my transgression, nor [for] my sin, O LORD.

Psalms 59:4

They run and prepare themselves without [my] fault: awake to help me, and behold.

Psalms 59:5

Thou therefore, O LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, awake to visit all the heathen: be not merciful to any wicked transgressors. Selah.

Psalms 59:6

They return at evening: they make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.

Psalms 59:7

Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords [are] in their lips: for who, [say they], doth hear?

Psalms 59:8

But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision.

Psalms 59:9

[Because of] his strength will I wait upon thee: for God [is] my defence.

Psalms 59:10

The God of my mercy shall prevent me: God shall let me see [my desire] upon mine enemies.

Psalms 59:11

Slay them not, lest my people forget: scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord our shield.

Psalms 59:12

[For] the sin of their mouth [and] the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for cursing and lying [which] they speak.

Psalms 59:13

Consume [them] in wrath, consume [them], that they [may] not [be]: and let them know that God ruleth in Jacob unto the ends of the earth. Selah.

Psalms 59:14

And at evening let them return; [and] let them make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.

Psalms 59:15

Let them wander up and down for meat, and grudge if they be not satisfied.

Psalms 59:16

But I will sing of thy power; yea, I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning: for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble.

Psalms 59:17

Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing: for God [is] my defence, [and] the God of my mercy.