King James Bible

Psalms 58

The Book of Psalms

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Chapter 59

1

 To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him. Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me. 

2

 Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody men. 

3

 For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not [for] my transgression, nor [for] my sin, O LORD. 

4

 They run and prepare themselves without [my] fault: awake to help me, and behold. 

5

 Thou therefore, O LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, awake to visit all the heathen: be not merciful to any wicked transgressors. Selah. 

6

 They return at evening: they make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city. 

7

 Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords [are] in their lips: for who, [say they], doth hear? 

8

 But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision. 

9

 [Because of] his strength will I wait upon thee: for God [is] my defence. 

10

 The God of my mercy shall prevent me: God shall let me see [my desire] upon mine enemies. 

11

 Slay them not, lest my people forget: scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord our shield. 

12

 [For] the sin of their mouth [and] the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for cursing and lying [which] they speak. 

13

 Consume [them] in wrath, consume [them], that they [may] not [be]: and let them know that God ruleth in Jacob unto the ends of the earth. Selah. 

14

 And at evening let them return; [and] let them make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city. 

15

 Let them wander up and down for meat, and grudge if they be not satisfied. 

16

 But I will sing of thy power; yea, I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning: for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble. 

17

 Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing: for God [is] my defence, [and] the God of my mercy. 

Psalms 60

 

 

 

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