Psalm 60
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With God We Will Gain the Victory

(2 Samuel 8:1-14; 1 Chronicles 18:1-13)

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1For the director of music. To the tune of "The Lily of the Covenant." A miktam of David. For teaching. When he fought Aram Naharaim and Aram Zobah, and when Joab returned and struck down twelve thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt. You have rejected us, God, and burst upon us; you have been angry--now restore us!1To the choirmaster: according to Shushan Eduth. A Miktam of David; for instruction; when he strove with Aram-naharaim and with Aram-zobah, and when Joab on his return struck down twelve thousand of Edom in the Valley of Salt. O God, you have rejected us, broken our defenses; you have been angry; oh, restore us.1For the choir director; according to Shushan Eduth. A Mikhtam of David, to teach; when he struggled with Aram-naharaim and with Aram-zobah, and Joab returned, and smote twelve thousand of Edom in the Valley of Salt. O God, You have rejected us. You have broken us; You have been angry; O, restore us.1To the chief Musician upon Shushaneduth, Michtam of David, to teach; when he strove with Aramnaharaim and with Aramzobah, when Joab returned, and smote of Edom in the valley of salt twelve thousand. O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast scattered us, thou hast been displeased; O turn thyself to us again.1For the choir director: according to "The Lily of Testimony." A Davidic Miktam for teaching. When he fought with Aram-naharaim and Aram-zobah, and Joab returned and struck Edom in the Valley of Salt, killing 12,000. God, You have rejected us; You have broken out against us; You have been angry. Restore us!
2You have shaken the land and torn it open; mend its fractures, for it is quaking.2You have made the land to quake; you have torn it open; repair its breaches, for it totters.2You have made the land quake, You have split it open; Heal its breaches, for it totters.2Thou hast made the earth to tremble; thou hast broken it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shaketh.2You have shaken the land and split it open. Heal its fissures, for it shudders.
3You have shown your people desperate times; you have given us wine that makes us stagger.3You have made your people see hard things; you have given us wine to drink that made us stagger.3You have made Your people experience hardship; You have given us wine to drink that makes us stagger.3Thou hast shewed thy people hard things: thou hast made us to drink the wine of astonishment.3You have made Your people suffer hardship; You have given us wine to drink that made us stagger.
4But for those who fear you, you have raised a banner to be unfurled against the bow.4You have set up a banner for those who fear you, that they may flee to it from the bow. Selah4You have given a banner to those who fear You, That it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.4Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.4You have given a signal flag to those who fear You, so that they can flee before the archers. Selah
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5Save us and help us with your right hand, that those you love may be delivered.5That your beloved ones may be delivered, give salvation by your right hand and answer us!5That Your beloved may be delivered, Save with Your right hand, and answer us!5That thy beloved may be delivered; save with thy right hand, and hear me.5Save with Your right hand, and answer me, so that those You love may be rescued.
6God has spoken from his sanctuary: "In triumph I will parcel out Shechem and measure off the Valley of Sukkoth.6God has spoken in his holiness: “With exultation I will divide up Shechem and portion out the Vale of Succoth.6God has spoken in His holiness: "I will exult, I will portion out Shechem and measure out the valley of Succoth.6God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.6God has spoken in His sanctuary:" I will triumph! I will divide up Shechem. I will apportion the Valley of Succoth.
7Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; Ephraim is my helmet, Judah is my scepter.7Gilead is mine; Manasseh is mine; Ephraim is my helmet; Judah is my scepter.7"Gilead is Mine, and Manasseh is Mine; Ephraim also is the helmet of My head; Judah is My scepter.7Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the strength of mine head; Judah is my lawgiver;7Gilead is Mine, Manasseh is Mine, and Ephraim is My helmet; Judah is My scepter.
8Moab is my washbasin, on Edom I toss my sandal; over Philistia I shout in triumph."8Moab is my washbasin; upon Edom I cast my shoe; over Philistia I shout in triumph.”8"Moab is My washbowl; Over Edom I shall throw My shoe; Shout loud, O Philistia, because of Me!"8Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe: Philistia, triumph thou because of me.8Moab is My washbasin. I throw My sandal on Edom; I shout in triumph over Philistia."
9Who will bring me to the fortified city? Who will lead me to Edom?9Who will bring me to the fortified city? Who will lead me to Edom?9Who will bring me into the besieged city? Who will lead me to Edom?9Who will bring me into the strong city? who will lead me into Edom?9Who will bring me to the fortified city? Who will lead me to Edom?
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10Is it not you, God, you who have now rejected us and no longer go out with our armies?10Have you not rejected us, O God? You do not go forth, O God, with our armies.10Have not You Yourself, O God, rejected us? And will You not go forth with our armies, O God?10Wilt not thou, O God, which hadst cast us off? and thou, O God, which didst not go out with our armies?10God, haven't You rejected us? God, You do not march out with our armies.
11Give us aid against the enemy, for human help is worthless.11Oh, grant us help against the foe, for vain is the salvation of man!11O give us help against the adversary, For deliverance by man is in vain.11Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.11Give us aid against the foe, for human help is worthless.
12With God we will gain the victory, and he will trample down our enemies.12With God we shall do valiantly; it is he who will tread down our foes.12Through God we shall do valiantly, And it is He who will tread down our adversaries.12Through God we shall do valiantly: for he it is that shall tread down our enemies.12With God we will perform valiantly; He will trample our foes.



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