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Psalm 59 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Prayer for Deliverance from Enemies.

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For the Chief Musician; set to Al-tashheth. A Psalm of David. Michtam; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.
Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God:
Set me on high from them that rise up against me.
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Deliver me from the workers of iniquity,
And save me from the bloodthirsty men.
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For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul;
The mighty gather themselves together against me:
Not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O Jehovah.
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They run and prepare themselves without my fault:
Awake thou to help me, and behold.
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Even thou, O Jehovah God of hosts, the God of Israel,
Arise to visit all the nations:
Be not merciful to any wicked transgressors.
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They return at evening, they howl like a dog,
And go round about the city.
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Behold, they belch out with their mouth;
Swords are in their lips:
For who, say they, doth hear?
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But thou, O Jehovah, wilt laugh at them;
Thou wilt have all the nations in derision.
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Because of his strength I will give heed unto thee;
For God is my high tower.
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My God with his lovingkindness will meet me:
God will let me see my desire upon mine enemies.
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Slay them not, lest my people forget:
Scatter them by thy power, and bring them down,
O Lord our shield.
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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.
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Consume them in wrath, consume them, so that they shall be no more:
And let them know that God ruleth in Jacob,
Unto the ends of the earth.
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And at evening let them return, let them howl like a dog,
And go round about the city.
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They shall wander up and down for food,
And tarry all night if they be not satisfied.
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But I will sing of thy strength;
Yea, I will sing aloud of thy lovingkindness in the morning:
For thou hast been my high tower,
And a refuge in the day of my distress.
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Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing praises:
For God is my high tower, the God of my mercy.

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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