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Psalm 56:1
Be merciful unto me, O God, for man would swallow me up; he, fighting daily, oppresseth me.
For the Chief Musician; set to Jonath elem rehokim. A Psalm of David. Michtam; when the Philistines took him in Gath. Be merciful unto me, O God; for man would swallow me up: All the day long he fighting oppresseth me.
To the Chief Musician; set to [the tune of] “Silent Dove Among Those Far Away.” A Mikhtam of David. [A record of memorable thoughts] when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, O God, for man has trampled on me; All day long the adversary oppresses and torments me.
Be merciful and gracious to me, O God, for man would trample me or devour me; all the day long the adversary oppresses me.
To the chief Musician upon Jonath-elem-rechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath. Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me.
God, have mercy on me because I’m being trampled. All day long the enemy oppresses me.
For the leader. Set to “The Silent Dove in the Distance.” By David; a mikhtam, when the P’lishtim captured him in Gat:
(For the music leader. To the tune “A Silent Dove in the Distance.” A special psalm by David when the Philistines captured him in Gath.) Have pity, God Most High! My enemies chase me all day.
To the chief Musician. On Jonathelem-rechokim. Of David. Michtam; when the Philistines took him in Gath. Be gracious unto me, O God; for man would swallow me up: all the day long fighting he oppresseth me.
Unto the end, destroy not, for David, for an inscription of a title, when he fled from Saul into the cave. [1 Kings 24.]
To the director: To the tune “The Dove in the Distant Oak.” A miktam of David written when the Philistines captured him in Gath. God, people have attacked me, so be merciful to me. They have been chasing me all day, closing in to attack me.
To the choirmaster: according to The Dove on Far-off Terebinths. A Miktam of David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, O God, for man tramples on me; all day long an attacker oppresses me;
To the choirmaster: according to The Dove on Far-off Terebinths. A Miktam of David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, O God, for man tramples on me; all day long an attacker oppresses me;
For the director of music. To the tune of “The Dove in the Distant Oak.” A miktam [C perhaps “inscription”] of David when the Philistines ·captured [seized] him in Gath [C referring to the episode in 1 Sam. 21:10–15 or to an unrecorded event]. God, be ·merciful [gracious] to me because people are ·chasing [trampling; hounding; snapping at] me; the battle has ·pressed [harrassed] me all day long.
1 David being brought to Achish the king of Gath, 1 Sam. 21:12, complaineth of his enemies, demandeth succor, 3 Putteth his trust in God and in his promises, 12 And promiseth to perform his vows which he had taken upon him, whereof this was the effect, to praise God in his Church. To him that excelleth. A Psalm of David on Michtam, concerning the dumb dove in a far country, when the Philistines took him in Gath. Be merciful unto me, O God, for man would swallow me up: he fighteth continually and vexeth me.
For the choir director; according to yonath elem rechokim; a miktam by David when the Philistines captured him in Gath. Have pity on me, O God, because people are harassing me. All day long warriors oppress me.
Be merciful to me, O God, because I am under attack; my enemies persecute me all the time.
For the choir director: according to “A Silent Dove Far Away.” A Davidic Miktam. When the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, God, for man tramples me; he fights and oppresses me all day long.
For the director of music. To the tune of “The Dove in the Distant Oak.” A miktam of David when the Philistines captured him in Gath. God, be merciful to me because people are chasing me. The battle has pressed me all day long.
To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of “A Silent Dove Far Away,” when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Have mercy on me, God, because men have harassed me. Those who oppress me have fought against me all day long.
To the Overcomer upon: The silent dove in a distant land, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath. ¶ Be merciful unto me, O God, for man would swallow me up; he oppresses me fighting me daily.
Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me.
To the chief Musician upon Jonath-elem-rechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath. Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me.
For the music director, according to The Silent Dove of Distant Lands. Of David. A miktam. When the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, O God, because humankind has trampled me; fighting all the day he oppresses me.
Lord, have mercy on me; all day long the enemy troops press in. So many are proud to fight against me; how they long to conquer me.
A David Psalm, When He Was Captured by the Philistines in Gath Take my side, God—I’m getting kicked around, stomped on every day. Not a day goes by but somebody beats me up; They make it their duty to beat me up. When I get really afraid I come to you in trust. I’m proud to praise God; fearless now, I trust in God. What can mere mortals do?
For the Music Director. To the melody of “Silent Dove at a Distance.” A Miktam of David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, O God, for man would crush me; all day long he who battles oppresses me.
For the choir director; according to yonath elem rechokim; a miktam by David when the Philistines captured him in Gath. Have pity on me, O Elohim, because people are harassing me. All day long warriors oppress me.
For the director. According to Yonath elem rehoqim. A miktam of David, when the Philistines seized him at Gath.
Be gracious to me, O God, for man has trampled upon me; Fighting all day long he oppresses me.
For the director of music. To the tune of “The Dove in the Distant Oak.” A miktam of David when the Philistines captured him in Gath. God, be merciful to me because people are chasing me; the battle has pressed me all day long.
For the music director; according to the yonath-elem-rechovim style; a prayer of David, written when the Philistines captured him in Gath. Have mercy on me, O God, for men are attacking me! All day long hostile enemies are tormenting me.
For the director of music. A miktam of David after the Philistines had captured him in Gath. To the tune of “A Dove on Distant Oak Trees.” Help me, God. Men are chasing me. All day long they keep attacking me.
Be merciful to me, my God, for my enemies are in hot pursuit; all day long they press their attack.
For the director of music. To the tune of ‘A Dove on Distant Oaks’. Of David. A miktam. When the Philistines had seized him in Gath. Be merciful to me, my God, for my enemies are in hot pursuit; all day long they press their attack.
To the Chief Musician. Set to “The Silent Dove in Distant Lands.” A Michtam of David when the Philistines captured him in Gath. Be merciful to me, O God, for man would swallow me up; Fighting all day he oppresses me.
Show me Your loving-kindness, O God, for man has walked on me. All day long the one who tries to keep me down fights with me.
For the choir director: A psalm of David, regarding the time the Philistines seized him in Gath. To be sung to the tune “Dove on Distant Oaks.” O God, have mercy on me, for people are hounding me. My foes attack me all day long.
To the leader: according to The Dove on Far-off Terebinths. Of David. A Miktam, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, O God, for people trample on me; all day long foes oppress me;
To the leader: according to The Dove on Far-off Terebinths. Of David. A Miktam, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, O God, for people trample on me; all day long foes oppress me;
To the leader: according to The Dove on Far-off Terebinths. Of David. A Miktam, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, O God, for people trample on me; all day long foes oppress me;
To the leader: according to The Dove on Far-off Terebinths. Of David. A Miktam, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, O God, for people trample on me; all day long foes oppress me;
(For the director. Set to The Silent, Distant Yonah. Of Dovid. A mikhtam—when the Pelishtim seized him in Gat.) Chaneini (be merciful) unto me, O Elohim: for enosh (man) tramples upon me; kol hayom they press their attack against me.
To the choirmaster: according to The Dove on Far-off Terebinths. A Miktam of David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, O God, for men trample upon me; all day long foemen oppress me;
To the choirmaster: according to The Dove on Far-off Terebinths. A Miktam of David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be gracious to me, O God, for men trample upon me; all day long foemen oppress me;
For the music director: “A Silent Dove Far Away,” a Michtam of David, when the Philistines had seized him in Gath.
For the worship leader. A prayer of David to the tune “Silent Dove in the Distance,” when the Philistine oppressors seized him in Gath. Show mercy to me, O God, because people are crushing me— grinding me down like dirt underfoot—all day long. No matter what I do, I can’t get myself out from under them.
For the Chief Musician. To the tune of “Silent Dove in Distant Lands.” A poem by David, when the Philistines seized him in Gath. Be merciful to me, God, for man wants to swallow me up. All day long, he attacks and oppresses me.
To the overcoming on the dumb culver of far drawing away, the comely song of David, when the Philistines held him in Gath. God, have mercy on me, for a man hath defouled me; all day he impugned, and troubled me. (To the overcomer, for the silent dove, for it went far away, the comely song of David, when the Philistines held him in Gath. God, have mercy on me, for men have persecuted me; all day long they impugned, and troubled, me.)
To the Overseer. -- `On the Dumb Dove far off.' -- A secret treasure of David, in the Philistines' taking hold of him in Gath. Favour me, O God, for man swallowed me up, All the day fighting he oppresseth me,
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