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Psalm 57 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:1 - For the choir director: A psalm[fn] of David, regarding the time he fled from Saul and went into the cave. To be sung to the tune “Do Not Destroy!”

Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy!
I look to you for protection.
I will hide beneath the shadow of your wings
until the danger passes by.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:2 - I cry out to God Most High,[fn]
to God who will fulfill his purpose for me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:3 - He will send help from heaven to rescue me,
disgracing those who hound me.
Interlude
My God will send forth his unfailing love and faithfulness.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:4 - I am surrounded by fierce lions
who greedily devour human prey—
whose teeth pierce like spears and arrows,
and whose tongues cut like swords.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:5 - Be exalted, O God, above the highest heavens!
May your glory shine over all the earth.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:6 - My enemies have set a trap for me.
I am weary from distress.
They have dug a deep pit in my path,
but they themselves have fallen into it.
Interlude

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:7 - My heart is confident in you, O God;
my heart is confident.
No wonder I can sing your praises!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:8 - Wake up, my heart!
Wake up, O lyre and harp!
I will wake the dawn with my song.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:9 - I will thank you, Lord, among all the people.
I will sing your praises among the nations.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:10 - For your unfailing love is as high as the heavens.
Your faithfulness reaches to the clouds.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:11 - Be exalted, O God, above the highest heavens.
May your glory shine over all the earth.
NLT Footnotes
Hebrew miktam. This may be a literary or musical term.
Hebrew Elohim-Elyon.
NLT

Holy Bible, New Living Translation copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

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