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Psalm 57 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Prayer for Rescue from Persecutors.

(cf. Psa 108:1–5 )
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For the Chief Musician; set to Al-tashheth. A Psalm of David. Michtam; when he fled from Saul, in the cave.
Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me;
For my soul taketh refuge in thee:
Yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I take refuge,
Until these calamities be overpast.
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I will cry unto God Most High,
Unto God that performeth all things for me.
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He will send from heaven, and save me,
When he that would swallow me up reproacheth;
God will send forth his lovingkindness and his truth.
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My soul is among lions;
I lie among them that are set on fire,
Even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows,
And their tongue a sharp sword.
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Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens;
Let thy glory be above all the earth.
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They have prepared a net for my steps;
My soul is bowed down:
They have digged a pit before me;
They are fallen into the midst thereof themselves.
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My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed:
I will sing, yea, I will sing praises.
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Awake up, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp:
I myself will awake right early.
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I will give thanks unto thee, O Lord, among the peoples:
I will sing praises unto thee among the nations.
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For thy lovingkindness is great unto the heavens,
And thy truth unto the skies.
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Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens;
Let thy glory be above all the earth.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

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