Psalms

Psalm 57 ©

1David in prayer fleeing unto God complaineth of his dangerous case: 7he encourageth himself to praise God.

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To the chief Musician, Al-taschith, 1Michtam of David, awhen he fled from Saul in the cave.

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BE merciful bunto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in cthe shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.

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I will cry unto dGod most high; unto God ethat performeth all things for me.

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He fshall send from heaven, and 2save me from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God gshall send forth his mercy and his truth.

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My soul is among hlions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.

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Be ithou exalted, O God, above the heavens; let thy glory be above all the earth.

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They jhave prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: kthey have digged a pit before me, into the midst whereof they are fallen themselves. Selah.

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My lheart is 3fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise.

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mAwake up, my 4glory; awake, *psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early.

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I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people: I will sing unto thee among the nations.

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For nthy mercy is great unto the heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds.

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Be othou exalted, O God, above the heavens: let thy glory be above all the earth.

o Ps. 8.1,9. v.5. Re. 11.15,17.