Psalm 54
New Living Translation

For the choir director: A psalma of David, regarding the time the Ziphites came and said to Saul, “We know where David is hiding.” To be accompanied by stringed instruments.

1Come with great power, O God, and rescue me!

Defend me with your might.

2Listen to my prayer, O God.

Pay attention to my plea.

3For strangers are attacking me;

violent people are trying to kill me.

They care nothing for God.

Interlude

4But God is my helper.

The Lord keeps me alive!

5May the evil plans of my enemies be turned against them.

Do as you promised and put an end to them.

6I will sacrifice a voluntary offering to you;

I will praise your name, O Lord,

for it is good.

7For you have rescued me from my troubles

and helped me to triumph over my enemies.


Footnotes:
a 54: title Hebrew maskil. This may be a literary or musical term.
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