Printed from the Blue Letter Bible
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Psa 56:1 (KJV) — [[To the chief Musician upon Jonathelemrechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath.]] Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me.
Psa 56:1 (ESV) — To the choirmaster: according to The Dove on Far-off Terebinths. A Miktam* of David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, O God, for man tramples on me; all day long an attacker oppresses me;
|Phrase from KJV (Help)
|Relates to the Entire Verse.
||A. M. 2942. B.C. 1062.|
|(Title) upon Jonath-elem-rechokim
||"Or, as it may be rendered, ""concerning the dumb dove, (or oppressed band) in distant places,"" i.e., David, or his companions; though some consider it as the name of a tune, and others a musical instrument"|
||or, a golden Psalm. Psa 16:1; Psa 57:1; Psa 58:1; Psa 59:1; Psa 60:1; *titles|
||1Sa 21:11-15; 1Sa 29:4|
||Psa 31:9; Psa 57:1-3; Psa 59:10; Psa 69:13-16; Psa 136:10,15,17-20; Psa 143:12|
||Psa 21:9; Psa 27:2; Psa 35:25; Psa 57:3; Psa 106:17; Psa 124:3; Pro 1:12; Lam 2:2,5,16; Hsa 8:8; 1Cr 15:54|
Correlated Passages Using ESV