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The Holy Bible: King James Version. 2000.
The Psalms
57

A Prayer for Rescue from Persecutors
Ps. 108.1-5
To the chief Musician, Altas'chith, Michtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave. 1.1--0.1 ; 0.22 ; 0.22 ; 24.3

1  Be merciful unto me, O God,
        
be merciful unto me:
for my soul trusteth in thee:
yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge,
until these calamities be overpast.
2  I will cry unto God most high;
        
unto God that performeth all things for me.
3  He shall send from heaven, and save me
        
from the reproach of him that would swallow me up.
Selah.
God shall send forth his mercy and his truth.
4  My soul is among lions:
        
and I lie even among them that are set on fire,
even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows,
and their tongue a sharp sword.
5  Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens;
        
let thy glory be above all the earth.
6  They have prepared a net for my steps;
        
my soul is bowed down:
they have digged a pit before me,
into the midst whereof they are fallen themselves.
Selah.
7  My heart is fixed, O God,
        
my heart is fixed:
I will sing and give praise.
8  Awake up, my glory;
        
awake, psaltery and harp:
I myself will awake early.
9  I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people:
        
I will sing unto thee among the nations.
10  For thy mercy is great unto the heavens,
        
and thy truth unto the clouds.
11  Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens:
        
let thy glory be above all the earth.

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