Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.
Thou shalt stretch
Though i walk
He restores my strength. He leads me down the right paths for the sake of his reputation.
All who hate me whisper insults about me to one another; they plan ways to harm me.
For you, O God, tested us; you purified us like refined silver.
Even if he slays me, I will hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face!
As for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, and that as the last he will stand upon the earth.
For I will not be hostile forever or perpetually angry, for then man's spirit would grow faint before me, the life-giving breath I created.
Though you have allowed me to experience much trouble and distress, revive me once again! Bring me up once again from the depths of the earth!
Will you not revive us once more? Then your people will rejoice in you!
(Zayin) Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope.
Thou shalt stretch
By David. O Lord, fight those who fight with me! Attack those who attack me!
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.
But God will shoot at them; suddenly they will be wounded by an arrow.
Then I said, "I am sickened by the thought that the sovereign One might become inactive.
By David. The Lord, my protector, deserves praise -- the one who trains my hands for battle, and my fingers for war,
So the Lord is furious with his people; he lifts his hand and strikes them. The mountains shake, and corpses lie like manure in the middle of the streets. Despite all this, his anger does not subside, and his hand is ready to strike again.
Syria from the east, and the Philistines from the west, they gobbled up Israelite territory. Despite all this, his anger does not subside, and his hand is ready to strike again.
You will have no place to go, except to kneel with the prisoners, or to fall among those who have been killed. Despite all this, his anger does not subside, and his hand is ready to strike again.
My enemies, do not gloat over me! Though I have fallen, I will get up. Though I sit in darkness, the Lord will be my light.
And thy right
Accomplish awesome, faithful deeds, you who powerfully deliver those who look to you for protection from their enemies.
You give me your protective shield; your right hand supports me; your willingness to help enables me to prevail.
For they did not conquer the land by their swords, and they did not prevail by their strength, but rather by your power, strength and good favor, for you were partial to them.
Deliver by your power and answer me, so that the ones you love may be safe.
Don't be afraid, for I am with you! Don't be frightened, for I am your God! I strengthen you -- yes, I help you -- yes, I uphold you with my saving right hand!
So then, exalted to the right hand of God, and having received the promise of the Holy Spirit from the Father, he has poured out what you both see and hear.