Psalm 56New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
Trust in God
1 For the director. According to Yonath elem rehoqim. A miktam of David, when the Philistines seized him at Gath.
2 Have mercy on me, God,
for I am treated harshly;
attackers press me all the day.
3 My foes treat me harshly all the day;
yes, many are my attackers.
O Most High, 4 when I am afraid,
in you I place my trust.
5 I praise the word of God;
I trust in God, I do not fear.
What can mere flesh do to me?
6 All the day they foil my plans;
their every thought is of evil against me.
7 They hide together in ambush;
they watch my every step;
they lie in wait for my life.
8 They are evil; watch them, God!
Cast the nations down in your anger!
9 My wanderings you have noted;
are my tears not stored in your flask,
recorded in your book?
10 My foes turn back when I call on you.
This I know: God is on my side.
11 I praise the word of God,
I praise the word of the Lord.
12 In God I trust, I do not fear.
What can man do to me?
13 I have made vows to you, God;
with offerings I will fulfill them,
14 For you have snatched me from death,
kept my feet from stumbling,
That I may walk before God
in the light of the living.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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