Brenton Septuagint Translation
My Soul Takes Refuge in You
1For the end. Destroy not: by David, for a memorial, when he fled from the presence of Saul to the cave. Have mercy, upon me, O God, have mercy upon me: for my soul has trusted in thee: and in the shadow of thy wings will I hope, until the iniquity have passed away.
2I will cry to God most high; the God who has benefited me. Pause.
3He sent from heaven and saved me; he gave to reproach them that trampled on me: God has sent forth his mercy and his truth;
4and he has delivered my soul from the midst of lions'whelps: I lay down to sleep, though troubled. As for the sons of men, their teeth are arms and missile weapons, and their tongue a sharp sword.
5Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; and thy glory above all the earth.
6They have prepared snares for my feet, and have bowed down my soul: they have dug a pit before my face, and fallen into it themselves. Pause.
7My heart, O God, is ready, my heart is ready: I will sing, yea will sing psalms.
8Awake, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp: I will awake early.
9O Lord, I will give thanks to thee among the nations: I will sing to thee among the Gentiles.
10For thy mercy has been magnified even to the heavens, and thy truth to the clouds.
11Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; and thy glory above all the earth.