12 May the Lord repay you for what you have done. May you be richly rewarded by the Lord,(A) the God of Israel,(B) under whose wings(C) you have come to take refuge.(D)

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Keep me(A) as the apple of your eye;(B)
    hide me(C) in the shadow of your wings(D)

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Psalm 57[a](A)

For the director of music. To the tune of “Do Not Destroy.” Of David. A miktam.[b] When he had fled from Saul into the cave.(B)

Have mercy on me, my God, have mercy on me,
    for in you I take refuge.(C)
I will take refuge in the shadow of your wings(D)
    until the disaster has passed.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 57:1 In Hebrew texts 57:1-11 is numbered 57:2-12.
  2. Psalm 57:1 Title: Probably a literary or musical term

He will cover you with his feathers,
    and under his wings you will find refuge;(A)
    his faithfulness will be your shield(B) and rampart.

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