Psalm 59
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1TO THE OVERSEER. “DO NOT DESTROY.” A MIKTAM OF DAVID, IN SAUL’S SENDING, AND THEY WATCH THE HOUSE TO PUT HIM TO DEATH. Deliver me from my enemies, O my God, || Set me on high from my withstanders.

2Deliver me from workers of iniquity, || And save me from men of blood.

3For behold, they laid wait for my soul, || Strong ones are assembled against me, || Not my transgression nor my sin, O YHWH.

4Without punishment they run and prepare themselves, || Stir up to meet me, and see.

5And You, YHWH, God of Hosts, God of Israel, || Awake to inspect all the nations. Do not favor any treacherous dealers of iniquity. Selah.

6They return at evening, || They make a noise like a dog, || And go around the city.

7Behold, they belch out with their mouths, || Swords [are] in their lips, for “Who hears?”

8And You, O YHWH, laugh at them, || You mock at all the nations.

9O my Strength, to You I take heed, || For God [is] my tower—the God of my kindness.

10God goes before me, || He causes me to look on my enemies.

11Do not slay them, lest my people forget, || Shake them by Your strength, || And bring them down, O Lord our shield.

12The sin of their mouth [is] a word of their lips, || And they are captured in their pride, || And they recount from the curse and lying.

13Consume in fury, consume and they are not, || And they know that God is ruling in Jacob, || To the ends of the earth. Selah.

14And they return at evening, || They make a noise like a dog, || And they go around the city.

15They wander for food, || If they are not satisfied—then they murmur.

16And I sing of Your strength, || And at morning I sing of Your kindness, || For You have been a tower to me, || And a refuge for me in a day of adversity.

17O my Strength, I sing praise to You, || For God [is] my tower, the God of my kindness!


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