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Psalms 56


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 man tramples on me; all day long an attacker oppresses me;


my enemies trample on me all day long, for many attack me proudly.


When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.


In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can flesh do to me?


All day long they injure my cause; all their thoughts are against me for evil.


They stir up strife, they lurk; they watch my steps, as they have waited for my life.


For their crime will they escape? In wrath cast down the peoples, O God!


You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in your bottle. Are they not in your book?


Then my enemies will turn back in the day when I call. This I know, that God is for me.


In God, whose word I praise, in the LORD, whose word I praise,


in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can man do to me?


I must perform my vows to you, O God; I will render thank offerings to you.


For you have delivered my soul from death, yes, my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of life.

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