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Psalm 56 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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In God I Trust

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:1 - To the choirmaster: according to The Dove on Far-off Terebinths. A Miktam[fn] 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;

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:2 - my enemies trample on me all day long,
for many attack me proudly.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:3 - When I am afraid,
I put my trust in you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:4 - In God, whose word I praise,
in God I trust; I shall not be afraid.
What can flesh do to me?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:5 - All day long they injure my cause;[fn]
all their thoughts are against me for evil.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:6 - They stir up strife, they lurk;
they watch my steps,
as they have waited for my life.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:7 - For their crime will they escape?
In wrath cast down the peoples, O God!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:8 - You have kept count of my tossings;[fn]
put my tears in your bottle.
Are they not in your book?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:9 - Then my enemies will turn back
in the day when I call.
This I know, that[fn] God is for me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:10 - In God, whose word I praise,
in the LORD, whose word I praise,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:11 - in God I trust; I shall not be afraid.
What can man do to me?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:12 - I must perform my vows to you, O God;
I will render thank offerings to you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:13 - For you have delivered my soul from death,
yes, my feet from falling,
that I may walk before God
in the light of life.
ESV Footnotes
Probably a musical or liturgical term
Or they twist my words
Or wanderings
Or because
ESV

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