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Psalm 3 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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Yahweh, Save Me

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A Psalm of David. When [fn]he fled from Absalom his son.

O Yahweh, how my adversaries have become many!

Many are rising up against me.

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Many are saying [fn]of my soul,

“There is no salvation for him in God.” [fn]Selah.

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But You, O Yahweh, are a shield about me,

My glory, and the One who lifts my head.

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I was calling to Yahweh with my voice,

And He answered me from His holy [fn]mountain. Selah.

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[fn]I lay down and slept;

I awoke, for Yahweh sustains me.

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I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people

Who all around have set themselves against me.

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Arise, O Yahweh; save me, O my God!

For You have struck all my enemies on the [fn]cheek;

You [fn]have shattered the teeth of the wicked.

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[fn]Salvation belongs to Yahweh;

Your blessing [fn]be upon Your people! Selah.

LSB Footnotes
2 Sam 15:13-17, 29
Or to
Selah may mean Pause, Crescendo, Musical Interlude
Or hill
Or As for me, I
Or jaw
Or shatter
Or Deliverance
Or is

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