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Psalm 60 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Lament over Defeat in Battle, and Prayer for Help.

(cf. Psa 108:6–13 )
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:1 - For the choir director; according to [fn]Shushan Eduth. A [fn]Mikhtam of David, to teach; [fn]when he struggled with Aram-naharaim and with Aram-zobah, and Joab returned, and smote twelve thousand of Edom in the Valley of Salt.
O God, You have rejected us. You have [fn]broken us;
You have been angry; O, restore us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:2 - You have made the [fn]land quake, You have split it open;
Heal its breaches, for it totters.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:3 - You have [fn]made Your people experience hardship;
You have given us [fn]wine to drink that makes us stagger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:4 - You have given a banner to those who fear You,
That it may be displayed because of the truth. [fn]Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:5 - That Your beloved may be delivered,
Save with Your right hand, and answer [fn]us!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:6 - God has spoken in His [fn]holiness:
“I will exult, I will portion out Shechem and measure out the valley of Succoth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:7 - “Gilead is Mine, and Manasseh is Mine;
Ephraim also is the [fn]helmet of My head;
Judah is My [fn]scepter.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:8 - “Moab is My washbowl;
Over Edom I shall throw My shoe;
Shout loud, O Philistia, because of Me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:9 - Who will bring me into the besieged city?
Who [fn]will lead me to Edom?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:10 - Have not You Yourself, O God, rejected us?
And will You not go forth with our armies, O God?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:11 - O give us help against the adversary,
For deliverance [fn]by man is in vain.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:12 - [fn]Through God we shall do valiantly,
And it is He who will tread down our adversaries.
NASB Footnotes
Literally: The lily of testimony
Possibly, Epigrammatic Poem or Atonement Psalm
2 Sam 8:3, 13; 1 Chr 18:3, 12
Or, broken out upon us
Or, earth
Literally: caused Your people to see
Literally: wine of staggering
Selah may mean: Pause, Crescendo or Musical interlude
Some authorities read me
Or, sanctuary
Literally: protection
Or, lawgiver
Or, has led
Literally: of
Or, In or With

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