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Chapter
Psalms 56

Book of Psalms - Chapter 56

Psalms 56:1

Be merciful to me, God, for man wants to swallow me up. All day long, he attacks and oppresses me.

Psalms 56:2

My enemies want to swallow me up all day long, for they are many who fight proudly against me.

Psalms 56:3

When I am afraid, I will put my trust in you.

Psalms 56:4

In God, I praise his word. In God, I put my trust. I will not be afraid. What can flesh do to me?

Psalms 56:5

All day long they twist my words. All their thoughts are against me for evil.

Psalms 56:6

They conspire and lurk, watching my steps, they are eager to take my life.

Psalms 56:7

Shall they escape by iniquity? In anger cast down the peoples, God.

Psalms 56:8

You number my wanderings. You put my tears into your bottle. Aren't they in your book?

Psalms 56:9

Then my enemies shall turn back in the day that I call. I know this, that God is for me.

Psalms 56:10

In God, I will praise his word. In the LORD, I will praise his word.

Psalms 56:11

I have put my trust in God. I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?

Psalms 56:12

Your vows are on me, God. I will give thank offerings to you.

Psalms 56:13

For you have delivered my soul from death, and prevented my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Do Not Destroy." A poem by David, when he fled from Saul, in the cave.