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Chapter
Psalms 57

Book of Psalms - Chapter 57

Psalms 57:1

Be merciful to me, God, be merciful to me, for my soul takes refuge in you. Yes, in the shadow of your wings, I will take refuge, until disaster has passed.

Psalms 57:2

I cry out to God Most High, to God who accomplishes my requests for me.

Psalms 57:3

He will send from heaven, and save me, he rebukes the one who is pursuing me. Selah. God will send out his loving kindness and his truth.

Psalms 57:4

My soul is among lions. I lie among those who are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

Psalms 57:5

Be exalted, God, above the heavens! Let your glory be above all the earth!

Psalms 57:6

They have prepared a net for my steps. My soul is bowed down. They dig a pit before me. They fall into its midst themselves. Selah.

Psalms 57:7

My heart is steadfast, God, my heart is steadfast. I will sing, yes, I will sing praises.

Psalms 57:8

Wake up, my glory! Wake up, psaltery and harp! I will wake up the dawn.

Psalms 57:9

I will give thanks to you, Lord, among the peoples. I will sing praises to you among the nations.

Psalms 57:10

For your great loving kindness reaches to the heavens, and your truth to the skies.

Psalms 57:11

Be exalted, God, above the heavens. Let your glory be over all the earth. For the Chief Musician. To the tune of "Do Not Destroy." A poem by David.