Psalm 56:2 {55:3}
Good News Translation
All day long my opponents attack me. There are so many who fight against me.

New Revised Standard Version
my enemies trample on me all day long, for many fight against me. O Most High,

Contemporary English Version
Many of them are pursuing and attacking me,

New American Bible
My foes treat me harshly all the day; yes, many are my attackers. O Most High,

Douay-Rheims Bible
My enemies have trodden on me all the day long; for they are many that make war against me.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

My enemies have trodden on me all the day long; for they are many that make war against me.

enemies [heb.

Psalm 54:5 Turn back the evils upon my enemies; and cut them off in thy truth.


Psalm 3:1 The psalm of David when he fled from the face of his son Absalom. [2] Why, O Lord, are they multiplied that afflict me? many are they who rise up against me.

Psalm 118:10-12 All nations compassed me about; and, in the name of the Lord I have been revenged on them. . . .

Acts 4:25-27 Who, by the Holy Ghost, by the mouth of our father David, thy servant, hast said: Why did the Gentiles rage: and the people meditate vain things? . . .

Revelation 16:14 For they are the spirits of devils, working signs: and they go forth unto the kings of the whole earth, to gather them to battle against the great day of the Almighty God.


Psalm 9:2 I will be glad, and rejoice in thee: I will sing to thy name, O thou most high.

Psalm 91:1 The praise of a canticle for David. He that dwelleth in the aid of the most High, shall abide under the protection of the God of Jacob.

Psalm 92:1,8 A psalm of a canticle on the sabbath day. [2] It is good to give praise to the Lord: and to sing to thy name, O most High. . . .

Psalm 93:4 With the noise of many waters. Wonderful are the surges of the sea: wonderful is the Lord on high.

Isaiah 57:15 For thus saith the High and the Eminent that inhabiteth eternity: and his name is Holy, who dwelleth in the high and holy place, and with a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Daniel 5:18 O king, the most high God gave to Nabuchodonosor, thy father, a kingdom, and greatness, and glory, and honour.

Micah 6:6 What shall I offer to the Lord that is worthy? wherewith shall I kneel before the high God? shall I offer holocausts unto him, and calves of a year old?

Be Merciful to Me, O God
1Unto the end, for a people that is removed at a distance from the sanctuary: for David, for an inscription of a title (or pillar) when the Philistines held him in Geth. [2] Have mercy on me, O God, for man hath trodden me under foot; all the day long he hath afflicted me fighting against me. 2My enemies have trodden on me all the day long; for they are many that make war against me.3From the height of the day I shall fear: but I will trust in thee.…
Cross References
Psalm 35:1
For David himself. Judge thou, O Lord, them that wrong me: overthrow them that fight against me.

Psalm 35:25
Let them not say in their hearts: It is well, it is well, to our mind: neither let them say: We have swallowed him up.

Psalm 55:18
He shall redeem my soul in peace from them that draw near to me: for among many they were with me.

Psalm 57:3
He hath sent from heaven and delivered me: he hath made them a reproach that trod upon me. God hath sent his mercy and his truth,

Psalm 124:3
Perhaps they had swallowed us up alive. When their fury was enkindled against us,

Isaiah 49:19
For thy deserts, and thy desolate places, and the land of thy destruction shall now be too narrow by reason of the inhabitants, and they that swallowed thee up shall be chased far away.

Lamentations 2:16
Phe. All thy enemies have opened their mouth against thee: they have hissed, and gnashed with the teeth, and have said: We will swallow her up: lo, this is the day which we looked for: we have found it, we have seen it.

Psalm 56:1
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