Psalm 59:1 {58:1}
Good News Translation
Save me from my enemies, my God; protect me from those who attack me!

Contemporary English Version
Save me, God! Protect me from enemy attacks!

Douay-Rheims Bible
Unto the end, destroy not, for David for an inscription of a title, when Saul sent and watched his house to kill him. [2] Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; and defend me from them that rise up against me.

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Unto the end, destroy not, for David for an inscription of a title, when Saul sent and watched his house to kill him. [2] Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; and defend me from them that rise up against me.

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2942 B.C.

1062 (title.) Al-tas-chith. or, destroy not. A golden Psalm.

Psalm 57:1 Unto the end, destroy not, for David, for an inscription of a title, when he fled from Saul into the cave. [2] Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy on me: for my soul trusteth in thee. And in the shadow of thy wings will I hope, until iniquity pass away.

Psalm 58:1 Unto the end, destroy not, for David, for an inscription of a title. [2] If in very deed ye speak justice: judge right things, ye sons of men.

Michtam.

when

Judges 16:2,3 And when the Philistines had heard this, and it was noised about among them, that Samson was come into the city, they surrounded him, setting guards at the gate of the city, and watching there all the night in silence, that in the morning they might kill him as he went out. . . .

1 Samuel 19:11 Saul therefore sent his guards to David's house to watch him, that he might be killed in the morning. And when Michol, David's wife, had told him this, saying: Unless thou save thyself this night, to morrow thou wilt die:

2 Corinthians 11:32,33 At Damascus, the governor of the nation under Aretas the king, guarded the city of the Damascenes, to apprehend me. . . .

Deliver

Psalm 7:1,2 The psalm of David, which he sung to the Lord, for the words of Chusi, the son of Jemini. [2] O Lord, my God, in thee have I put my trust; save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me. . . .

Psalm 18:48 And thou wilt lift me up above them that rise up against me: from the unjust man thou wilt deliver me.

Psalm 71:4 Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the sinner, and out of the hand of the transgressor of the law and of the unjust.

Psalm 143:12 And in thy mercy thou wilt destroy my enemies. And thou wilt cut off all them that afflict my soul: for I am thy servant.

Luke 1:74,75 That being delivered from the hand of our enemies, we may serve him without fear: . . .

2 Timothy 4:17,18 But the Lord stood by me and strengthened me, that by me the preaching may be accomplished and that all the Gentiles may hear. And I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion. . . .

defend me [heb.

Psalm 12:5 By reason of the misery of the needy, and the groans of the poor, now will I arise, saith the Lord. I will set him in safety: I will deal confidently in his regard.

Psalm 91:14 Because he hoped in me I will deliver him: I will protect him because he hath known my name.

Isaiah 33:16 He shall dwell on high, the fortifications of rocks shall be his highness: bread is given him, his waters are sure.

Context
Deliver Me From My Enemies
1Unto the end, destroy not, for David for an inscription of a title, when Saul sent and watched his house to kill him. [2] Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; and defend me from them that rise up against me.2Deliver me from them that work iniquity, and save me from bloody men.…
Cross References
Genesis 32:11
Deliver me from the hand of my brother Esau, for I am greatly afraid of him; lest perhaps he come, and kill the mother with the children.

1 Samuel 19:11
Saul therefore sent his guards to David's house to watch him, that he might be killed in the morning. And when Michol, David's wife, had told him this, saying: Unless thou save thyself this night, to morrow thou wilt die:

Psalm 18:17
He delivered me from my strongest enemies, and from them that hated me: for they were too strong for me.

Psalm 18:48
And thou wilt lift me up above them that rise up against me: from the unjust man thou wilt deliver me.

Psalm 20:1
Unto the end. A psalm for David. [2] May the Lord hear thee in the day of tribulation: may the name of the God of Jacob protect thee.

Psalm 69:29
But I am poor and sorrowful: thy salvation, O God, hath set me up.

Psalm 91:14
Because he hoped in me I will deliver him: I will protect him because he hath known my name.

Psalm 107:41
And he helped the poor out of poverty: and made him families like a flock of sheep.

Psalm 119:170
Let my request come in before thee; deliver thou me according to thy word.

Psalm 143:9
Deliver me from my enemies, O Lord, to thee have I fled:

Additional Translations
For the choirmaster. To the tune of “Do Not Destroy.” A Miktam of David, when Saul sent men to watch his house to kill him. Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; protect me from those who rise against me.Deliver me from my enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.

Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God: Set me on high from them that rise up against me.

For the end. Destroy not: by David for a memorial, when Saul sent, and watched his house to kill him. Deliver me from mine enemies, O God; and ransom me from those that rise up against me.

{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.

For the Chief Musician; set to Al-tashheth. A Psalm of David: Michtam: when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him. Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God: set me on high from them that rise up against me.

To the chief Musician, Al-taschith, Michtam of David; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him. Deliver me from my enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.

Deliver me from my enemies, my God. Set me on high from those who rise up against me.

To the Overseer. -- 'Destroy not,' by David. -- A secret treasure, in Saul's sending, and they watch the house to put him to death. Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God, From my withstanders set me on high.
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