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Psalm 56 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:1 - To the choirmaster: according to The Dove on Far-off Terebinths. A Miktam of David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, O God, for men trample upon me; all day long foemen oppress me;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:2 - my enemies trample upon me all day long, for many fight against me proudly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:3 - When I am afraid, I put my trust in thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:4 - In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust without a fear. What can flesh do to me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:5 - All day long they seek to injure my cause; all their thoughts are against me for evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:6 - They band themselves together, they lurk, they watch my steps. As they have waited for my life,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:7 - so recompense them for their crime; in wrath cast down the peoples, O God!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:8 - Thou hast kept count of my tossings; put thou my tears in thy bottle! Are they not in thy book?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:9 - Then my enemies will be turned back in the day when I call. This I know, that God is for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:10 - In God, whose word I praise, in the LORD, whose word I praise,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:11 - in God I trust without a fear. What can man do to me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:12 - My vows to thee I must perform, O God; I will render thank offerings to thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:13 - For thou hast delivered my soul from death, yea, my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of life.

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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

Availability: Freely available for non-commercial use provided that this header is included in its entirety with any copy distributed.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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