Supplication for Deliverance, and Grateful Trust in God.
For the choir director; according to Jonath elem rehokim. A Mikhtam of David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath.
1Be gracious to me, O God, for man has trampled upon me;
2My foes have trampled upon me all day long,
3When I am afraid,
4In God, whose word I praise,
5All day long they distort my words;
6They attack, they lurk,
7Because of wickedness, cast them forth,
8Thou hast taken account of my wanderings;
9Then my enemies will turn back in the day when I call;
10In God, whose word I praise,
11In God I have put my trust, I shall not be afraid.
12Thy vows are binding upon me, O God;
13For Thou hast delivered my soul from death,