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Psalm 60 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Urgent Prayer for the Restored Favor of God
(cf. Ps. 108:6–13 )
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:1 - To the Chief Musician. Set to “Lily of the Testimony.”[fn] A Michtam of David. For teaching. When he fought against Mesopotamia and Syria of Zobah, and Joab returned and killed twelve thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt.

O God, You have cast us off;
You have broken us down;
You have been displeased;
Oh, restore us again!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:2 - You have made the earth tremble;
You have broken it;
Heal its breaches, for it is shaking.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:3 - You have shown Your people hard things;
You have made us drink the wine of confusion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:4 - You have given a banner to those who fear You,
That it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:5 - That Your beloved may be delivered,
Save with Your right hand, and hear me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:6 - God has spoken in His holiness:
“I will rejoice;
I will divide Shechem
And measure out the Valley of Succoth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:7 - Gilead is Mine, and Manasseh is Mine;
Ephraim also is the helmet for My head;
Judah is My lawgiver.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:8 - Moab is My washpot;
Over Edom I will cast My shoe;
Philistia, shout in triumph because of Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:9 - Who will bring me to the strong city?
Who will lead me to Edom?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:10 - Is it not You, O God, who cast us off?
And You, O God, who did not go out with our armies?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:11 - Give us help from trouble,
For the help of man is useless.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 60:12 - Through God we will do valiantly,
For it is He who shall tread down our enemies.[fn]
NKJV Footnotes
Hebrew Shushan Eduth
Compare verses 5–12 with 108:6–13

New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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For more information on this translation, see the NKJV Preface.

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