Psalm 59New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Prayer for Deliverance from Enemies
To the leader: Do Not Destroy. Of David. A Miktam, when Saul ordered his house to be watched in order to kill him.
1 Deliver me from my enemies, O my God;
3 Even now they lie in wait for my life;
Rouse yourself, come to my help and see!
6 Each evening they come back,
8 But you laugh at them, O Lord;
11 Do not kill them, or my people may forget;
14 Each evening they come back,
16 But I will sing of your might;
Psalm 62New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Song of Trust in God Alone
To the leader: according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of David.
1 For God alone my soul waits in silence;
3 How long will you assail a person,
5 For God alone my soul waits in silence,
8 Trust in him at all times, O people;
9 Those of low estate are but a breath,
11 Once God has spoken;
Psalm 124New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
Thanksgiving for Israel’s Deliverance
A Song of Ascents. Of David.
1 If it had not been the Lord who was on our side
6 Blessed be the Lord,
8 Our help is in the name of the Lord,