Psalms

Psalm 60 ©

1David complaining to God of former judgments, 4now upon better hope prayeth for deliverance: 6comforting himself in God's promises, he craveth that help whereon he trusteth.

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To the chief Musician aupon Shushan-eduth, 1Michtam of David, bto teach; when he cstrove with Aram-naharaim and with Aram-zobah, when Joab returned, and smote of Edom in the valley of salt twelve thousand.

a Ps. 16; 45; 80, title.
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O GOD, dthou hast cast us off, thou hast 2scattered us, thou hast been displeased; O eturn thyself to us again.

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Thou fhast made the earth to tremble; thou hast broken it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shaketh.

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Thou ghast shewed thy people hard things: thou hast made us to drink the wine of astonishment.

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Thou hhast given ia banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.

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That jthy beloved may be delivered; save with thy right hand, and hear me.

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God khath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I lwill divide mShechem, and *mete out the valley of nSuccoth.

l 2Sa. 5.1-3. 1Ch. 12. 2Sa. 2.8,9.
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oGilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the pstrength of mine head; Judah is my qlawgiver;

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Moab is my rwashpot; over sEdom will I cast out my shoe: Philistia, 3triumph thou because of me.

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Who will bring me into the 4strong city? who will lead me into Edom?

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Wilt not thou, O God, which thadst cast us off? and thou, O God, which didst not go out with our armies?

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Give uus help from trouble: for vain is the 5help of man.

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Through vGod we shall do valiantly: for he it is that shall tread down our enemies.