For the director of music. To the tune of “Do Not Destroy.” A miktam of David when he escaped from Saul in the cave.
57 Be merciful to me, God; be merciful to me because I come to you for protection. Let me hide under the shadow of your wings until the trouble has passed.
2 I cry out to God Most High, to the God who does everything for me. 3 He sends help from heaven and saves me. He punishes those who chase me. Selah God sends me his love and truth.
4 Enemies, like lions, are all around me; I must lie down among them. Their teeth are like spears and arrows, their tongues as sharp as swords.
5 God is supreme over the skies; his majesty covers the earth.
6 They set a trap for me. I am very worried. They dug a pit in my path, but they fell into it themselves. Selah
7 My heart is steady, God; my heart is steady. I will sing and praise you. 8 Wake up, my soul. Wake up, harp and lyre! I will wake up the dawn. 9 Lord, I will praise you among the nations; I will sing songs of praise about you to all the nations. 10 Your great love reaches to the skies, your truth to the clouds. 11 God, you are supreme above the skies. Let your glory be over all the earth.
You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Learn more
You must be logged in to view your newly purchased content. Please log in below or if you don't have an account, creating one is easy and only takes a few moments. After you log in your content will be available in your library.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial.
Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. The next step is to enter your payment information. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. You can cancel anytime during the trial period.
Click the button below to continue.
Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your subscription.
You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate of $3.99/month, click the button below.
Now that you've created a Bible Gateway account, upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, the ultimate online Bible reading & study experience!
Bible Gateway Plus supercharges your account by greatly expanding your study library and reducing ads on Bible Gateway. It transforms Bible Gateway into your own personal Bible study toolkit! Try it free for 30 days to see how it transforms your Bible reading and understanding.