Psalm 60:1 {59:1}
Good News Translation
You have rejected us, God, and defeated us; you have been angry with us--but now turn back to us.

Contemporary English Version
You, God, are angry with us! We are rejected and crushed. Make us strong again!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Unto the end, for them that shall be changed, for the inscription of a title, to David himself, for doctrine, [2] When he set fire to Mesopotamia of Syria and Sobal: and Joab returned and slew of Edom, in the vale of the saltpits, twelve thousand men. [3] O God, thou hast cast us off, and hast destroyed us; thou hast been angry, and hast had mercy on us.

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Unto the end, for them that shall be changed, for the inscription of a title, to David himself, for doctrine, [2] When he set fire to Mesopotamia of Syria and Sobal: and Joab returned and slew of Edom, in the vale of the saltpits, twelve thousand men. [3] O God, thou hast cast us off, and hast destroyed us; thou hast been angry, and hast had mercy on us.

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2964 B.C.

1040 (Title.) Shu-shan-eduth. Probably a [hexachord] harp, or [lute]; for aiduth appears to be the same as the Arabic [] a harp or lute; concerning shushan,

Psalm 59:1 Unto the end, destroy not, for David for an inscription of a title, when Saul sent and watched his house to kill him. [2] Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; and defend me from them that rise up against me.

when he strove

2 Samuel 8:3,12,13 David defeated also Adarezer the son of Rohob king of Soba, when he went to extend his dominion over the river Euphrates. . . .

2 Samuel 10:16 And Adarezer sent and fetched the Syrians, that were beyond the river, and brought over their army: and Sobach, the captain of the host of Adarezer, was their general.

1 Chronicles 18:3,12,13 At that time David defeated also Adarezer king of Soba of the land of Hemath, when he went to extend his dominions as far as the river Euphrates. . . .

1 Chronicles 19:16-19 But the Syrians seeing that they had fallen before Israel, sent messengers, and brought to them the Syrians that were beyond the river: and Sophach, general of the army of Adarezer, was their leader. . . .

valley

2 Kings 14:7 He slew of Edom in the valley of the Saltpits, ten thousand men, and took the rock by war, and called the name thereof Jectehel, unto this day.

2 Chronicles 25:11 And Amasias taking courage led forth his people, and went to the vale of saltpits, and slew of the children of Seir ten thousand.

O God

Psalm 60:10 Wilt not thou, O God, who hast cast us off? and wilt not thou, O God, go out with our armies?

Psalm 44:9 In God shall we glory all the day long: and in thy name we will give praise for ever.

Psalm 74:1 Understanding for Asaph. O God, why hast thou cast us off unto the end: why is thy wrath enkindled against the sheep of thy pasture?

Psalm 89:38 But thou hast rejected and despised: thou hast been angry with my anointed.

Psalm 108:11 Wilt not thou, O God, who hast cast us off ? and wilt not thou, O God, go forth with our armies?

1 Chronicles 28:9 And thou my son Solomon, know the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart, and a willing mind: for the Lord searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the thoughts of minds. If thou seek him, thou shalt find him: but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.

Romans 11:1,2 I say then: Hath God cast away his people? God forbid! For I also am an Israelite of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin. . . .

scattered [heb.

Psalm 59:11 God shall let me see over my enemies: slay them not, lest at any time my people forget. Scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord, my protector:

1 Samuel 4:10,11,17 So the Philistines fought, and Israel was overthrown, and every man fled to his own dwelling: and there was an exceeding great slaughter; for there fell of Israel thirty thousand footmen. . . .

1 Samuel 13:6,7,11,19-22 And when the men of Israel saw that they were straitened (for the people were distressed), they hid themselves in caves, and in thickets, and in rocks, and in dens, and in pits. . . .

O turn

Psalm 79:9 Help us, O God, our saviour: and for the glory of thy name, O Lord, deliver us: and forgive us our sins for thy name's sake:

Psalm 89:3,7,19 I have made a covenant with my elect: I have sworn to David my servant: . . .

Psalm 85:4 Convert us, O God our saviour: and turn off thy anger from us.

Psalm 90:13 Return, O Lord, how long? and be entreated in favour of thy servants.

Lamentations 3:31,32 Caph. For the Lord will not cast off for ever. . . .

Zechariah 10:6 And I will strengthen the house of Juda, and save the house of Joseph: and I will bring them back again, because I will have mercy on them: and they shall be as they were when I had not cast them off, for I am the Lord their God, and will hear them.

Context
Victory Through God
1Unto the end, for them that shall be changed, for the inscription of a title, to David himself, for doctrine, [2] When he set fire to Mesopotamia of Syria and Sobal: and Joab returned and slew of Edom, in the vale of the saltpits, twelve thousand men. [3] O God, thou hast cast us off, and hast destroyed us; thou hast been angry, and hast had mercy on us.2Thou hast moved the earth, and hast troubled it: heal thou the breaches thereof, for it has been moved.…
Cross References
2 Samuel 5:20
And David came to Baal Pharisim: and defeated them there, and he said, The Lord hath divided my enemies before me, as waters are divided. Therefore the name of the place was called Baal Pharisim.

2 Samuel 8:3
David defeated also Adarezer the son of Rohob king of Soba, when he went to extend his dominion over the river Euphrates.

1 Chronicles 18:3
At that time David defeated also Adarezer king of Soba of the land of Hemath, when he went to extend his dominions as far as the river Euphrates.

Psalm 44:9
In God shall we glory all the day long: and in thy name we will give praise for ever.

Psalm 60:10
Wilt not thou, O God, who hast cast us off? and wilt not thou, O God, go out with our armies?

Psalm 79:5
How long, O Lord, wilt thou be angry for ever: shall thy zeal be kindled like a fire?

Psalm 80:3
Convert us, O God: and shew us thy face, and we shall be saved.

Lamentations 5:22
But thou hast utterly rejected us, thou art exceedingly angry with us.

Additional Translations
For the choirmaster. To the tune of “The Lily of Testimony.” A Miktam of David for instruction. When he fought Aram-naharaim and Aram-zobah, and Joab returned and struck down 12,000 Edomites in the Valley of Salt. You have rejected us, O God; You have broken us; You have been angry; restore us!O God, you have cast us off, you have scattered us, you have been displeased; O turn yourself to us again.

O God thou hast cast us off, thou hast broken us down; Thou hast been angry; oh restore us again.

For the end, for them that shall yet be changed; for an inscription by David for instruction, when he had burned Mesopotamia of Syria, and Syria Sobal, and Joab had returned and smitten in the valley of salt twelve thousand. O God, thou hast rejected and destroyed us; thou hast been angry, yet hast pitied us.

{To the chief Musician. On Shushan. Testimony. Michtam of David; to teach: when he strove with the Syrians of Mesopotamia, and the Syrians of Zobah, and Joab returned, and smote the Edomites in the valley of salt, twelve thousand.} O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast scattered us, thou hast been displeased: restore us again.

For the Chief Musician; set to Shushan Eduth: Michtam of David, to teach: when he strove with Aram-naharaim and with Aram-zobah, and Joab returned, and smote of Edom in the Valley of Salt twelve thousand. O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast broken us down; thou hast been angry; O restore us again.

To the chief Musician upon Shushan-eduth, Michtam of David, to teach; when he strove with Aram-naharaim and with Aram-zobah, 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.

God, you have rejected us. You have broken us down. You have been angry. Restore us, again.

To the Overseer. -- 'Concerning the Lily of Testimony,' a secret treasure of David, to teach, in his striving with Aram-Naharaim, and with Aram-Zobah, and Joab turneth back and smiteth Edom in the valley of Salt -- twelve thousand. O God, Thou hadst cast us off, Thou hadst broken us -- hadst been angry! -- Thou dost turn back to us.
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