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Psalm 57 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Prayer for Rescue from Persecutors.

(cf. Psa 108:1–5 )
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:1 - For the music director; set to [fn]Al-tashheth. A [fn]Mikhtam of David, [fn]when he fled from Saul in the cave.
Be gracious to me, God, be gracious to me,
For my soul takes refuge in You;
And in the shadow of Your wings I will take refuge
Until destruction passes by
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:2 - I will cry to God Most High,
To God who accomplishes all things for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:3 - He will send from heaven and save me;
He rebukes the one who [fn]tramples upon me. Selah
God will send His [fn]favor and His truth
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:4 - My soul is among lions;
I must lie among those who devour,
Among sons of mankind whose teeth are spears and arrows,
And their tongue is a sharp sword
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:5 - Be exalted above the heavens, God;
May Your glory be above all the earth
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:6 - They have prepared a net for my steps;
My soul is bowed down;
They dug a pit before me;
They themselves have fallen into the midst of it. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:7 - My heart is steadfast, God, my heart is steadfast;
I will sing, yes, I will sing praises
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:8 - Awake, my glory!
Awake, harp and lyre!
I will awaken the dawn
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:9 - I will praise You, Lord, among the peoples;
I will sing praises to You among the [fn]nations
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:10 - For Your goodness is great to the heavens
And Your [fn]truth to the clouds
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:11 - Be exalted above the heavens, God;
May Your glory be above all the earth
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit Do Not Destroy
Possibly, Epigrammatic Poem; or Atonement Psalm
1 Sam 22:1; 24:3
Or snaps at
Or faithfulness
Lit peoples
Or faithfulness

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