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Psalm 59 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:1 - To the choirmaster: according to Do Not Destroy. A Miktam of David, when Saul sent men to watch his house in order to kill him. Deliver me from my enemies, O my God, protect me from those who rise up against me,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:2 - deliver me from those who work evil, and save me from bloodthirsty men.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:3 - For, lo, they lie in wait for my life; fierce men band themselves against me. For no transgression or sin of mine, O LORD,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:4 - for no fault of mine, they run and make ready. Rouse thyself, come to my help, and see!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:5 - Thou, LORD God of hosts, art God of Israel. Awake to punish all the nations; spare none of those who treacherously plot evil. Selah

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:6 - Each evening they come back, howling like dogs and prowling about the city.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:7 - There they are, bellowing with their mouths, and snarling with their lips-- for "Who," they think, "will hear us?"

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:8 - But thou, O LORD, dost laugh at them; thou dost hold all the nations in derision.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:9 - O my Strength, I will sing praises to thee; for thou, O God, art my fortress.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:10 - My God in his steadfast love will meet me; my God will let me look in triumph on my enemies.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:11 - Slay them not, lest my people forget; make them totter by thy power, and bring them down, O Lord, our shield!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:12 - For the sin of their mouths, the words of their lips, let them be trapped in their pride. For the cursing and lies which they utter,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:13 - consume them in wrath, consume them till they are no more, that men may know that God rules over Jacob to the ends of the earth. Selah

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:14 - Each evening they come back, howling like dogs and prowling about the city.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:15 - They roam about for food, and growl if they do not get their fill.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:16 - But I will sing of thy might; I will sing aloud of thy steadfast love in the morning. For thou hast been to me a fortress and a refuge in the day of my distress.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:17 - O my Strength, I will sing praises to thee, for thou, O God, art my fortress, the God who shows me steadfast love.
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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

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