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Psalm 60 :: New International Version (NIV)

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(cf. Psa 108:6–13 )
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:1 - [fn]For the director of music. To the tune of “The Lily of the Covenant.” A miktam[fn] of David. For teaching. When he fought Aram Naharaim[fn] and Aram Zobah,[fn] and when Joab returned and struck down twelve thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt. You have rejected us, God, and burst upon us; you have been angry—now restore us!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:2 - You have shaken the land and torn it open; mend its fractures, for it is quaking.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:3 - You have shown your people desperate times; you have given us wine that makes us stagger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:4 - But for those who fear you, you have raised a banner to be unfurled against the bow.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:5 - Save us and help us with your right hand, that those you love may be delivered.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:6 - God has spoken from his sanctuary: “In triumph I will parcel out Shechem and measure off the Valley of Sukkoth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:7 - Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; Ephraim is my helmet, Judah is my scepter.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:8 - Moab is my washbasin, on Edom I toss my sandal; over Philistia I shout in triumph.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:9 - Who will bring me to the fortified city? Who will lead me to Edom?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:10 - Is it not you, God, you who have now rejected us and no longer go out with our armies?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:11 - Give us aid against the enemy, for human help is worthless.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:12 - With God we will gain the victory, and he will trample down our enemies.
NIV Footnotes
In Hebrew texts 60:1-12 is numbered 60:3-14.
Title: Probably a literary or musical term
Title: That is, Arameans of Northwest Mesopotamia
Title: That is, Arameans of central Syria
The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here.

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