Psalms 59
The Holy Scriptures (Jubilee Bible 2000)

1Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; defend me from those that rise up against me.

2Deliver me from the workers of iniquity and save me from bloodthirsty men.

3For, behold, they lie in wait for my soul; the strong are gathered against me; I am not in rebellion, nor in sin, O LORD.

4They run and prepare themselves when I have committed no iniquity; awake to help me and behold.

5Thou, therefore, O LORD God of the hosts, the God of Israel, awake to visit all the Gentiles; be not merciful to any rebellious workers of iniquity. Selah.

6They will return at evening; they will bark like dogs and go round about outside the city.

7Behold, they belch out with their mouth; swords are in their lips; for who, say they, doth hear?

8But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the Gentiles in derision.

9I will reserve his strength unto thee, for God is my defence.

10The God of my mercy shall meet me on the way; God shall let me see my desire upon my enemies.

11Slay them not lest my people forget; scatter them by thy power and bring them down, O Lord our shield.

12For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips, let them even be taken in their pride; they shall be subject to weakness and to a curse.

13Consume them in wrath, consume them that they may not be and let them know that God rules in Jacob unto the ends of the earth. Selah.

14And at evening let them return and let them bark like dogs and go round about outside the city.

15Let them wander up and down for food and murmur if they are not satisfied.

16But I will sing of thy power; I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning, for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble.

17Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing, for God is my defence and the God of my mercy.

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