Psalm 54
New American Standard Bible Par ▾ 
Prayer for Defense against Enemies.

For the choir director; on stringed instruments. A Maskil of David, when the Ziphites came and said to Saul, “Is not David hiding himself among us?”

1Save me, O God, by Your name,
            And vindicate me by Your power.

      2Hear my prayer, O God;
            Give ear to the words of my mouth.

      3For strangers have risen against me
            And violent men have sought my life;
            They have not set God before them.

Selah.

      4Behold, God is my helper;
            The Lord is the sustainer of my soul.

      5He will recompense the evil to my foes;
            Destroy them in Your faithfulness.

      6Willingly I will sacrifice to You;
            I will give thanks to Your name, O LORD, for it is good.

      7For He has delivered me from all trouble,
            And my eye has looked with satisfaction upon my enemies.

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