Be merciful to me, O God, for men are hounding me; all day long they press their attack.
Cross References1 Samuel 21:10
That day David fled from Saul and went to Achish king of Gath.
1 Samuel 21:11
But the servants of Achish said to him, "Is this not David, the king of the land? Did they not sing about him in their dances, saying: 'Saul has slain his thousands, and David his tens of thousands'?"
from the wicked who assail me, from my mortal enemies who surround me.
Let them not say in their hearts, "Aha, just what we wanted!" Let them not say, "We have swallowed him up!"
He reaches down from heaven and saves me; He rebukes those who trample me. Selah God sends forth His loving devotion and His truth.
I have sought Your face with all my heart; be gracious to me according to Your promise.
when their anger flared against us, then they would have swallowed us alive,
For your ruined and desolate places and your ravaged land will now indeed be too small for your people, and those who devoured you will be far away.
Chapter Outline1. David, praying to God in confidence of his word, complains of his enemies,
9. He professes his confidence in God's word, and promises to praise him
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1 Samuel 21:11-15
1 Samuel 29:4
Psalm 136:10, 15, 17-20
Lamentations 2:2, 5, 16
1 Corinthians 15:54
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