Darby's English Translation

Psalms 58

The Book of Psalms

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Chapter 59

1

 

  {To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.} Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God; secure me on high from them that rise up against me.  

 

 


2

 

  Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from men of blood.  

 

 


3

 

  For behold, they lie in wait for my soul; strong ones are gathered against me: not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O Jehovah.  

 

 


4

 

  They run and prepare themselves without [my] fault: awake to meet me, and behold.  

 

 


5

 

  Yea, do thou, Jehovah, the God of hosts, the God of Israel, arise to visit all the nations: be not gracious to any plotters of iniquity. Selah.  

 

 


6

 

  They return in the evening; they howl like a dog, and go round about the city:  

 

 


7

 

  Behold, they belch out with their mouth; swords are in their lips: for who [say they] doth hear?  

 

 


8

 

  But thou, Jehovah, wilt laugh at them; thou wilt have all the nations in derision.  

 

 


9

 

  Their strength! ... I will take heed to thee; for God is my high fortress.  

 

 


10

 

  God, whose loving-kindness will come to meet me, -- God shall let me see [my desire] upon mine enemies.  

 

 


11

 

  Slay them not, lest my people forget; by thy power make them wander, and bring them down, O Lord, our shield.  

 

 


12

 

  [Because of] the sin of their mouth, the word of their lips, let them even be taken in their pride; and because of cursing and lying which they speak.  

 

 


13

 

  Make an end in wrath, make an end, that they may be no more; that they may know that God ruleth in Jacob, unto the ends of the earth. Selah.  

 

 


14

 

  And in the evening they shall return, they shall howl like a dog, and go round about the city.  

 

 


15

 

  They shall wander about for meat, and stay all night if they be not satisfied.  

 

 


16

 

  But as for me, I will sing of thy strength; yea, I will sing aloud of thy loving-kindness in the morning; for thou hast been to me a high fortress, and a refuge in the day of my trouble.  

 

 


17

 

  Unto thee, my strength, will I sing psalms; for God is my high fortress, the God of my mercy.  

 

 


Psalms 60

 

 

 

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