My God, I trust in you. Please do not let me be humiliated; do not let my enemies triumphantly rejoice over me!
For the music director; a psalm of David. In you, O Lord, I have taken shelter! Never let me be humiliated! Vindicate me by rescuing me!
A musical composition by David, which he sang to the Lord concerning a Benjaminite named Cush. O Lord my God, in you I have taken shelter. Deliver me from all who chase me! Rescue me!
How long must I worry, and suffer in broad daylight? How long will my enemy gloat over me?
The Lord is my high ridge, my stronghold, my deliverer. My God is my rocky summit where I take shelter, my shield, the horn that saves me, and my refuge.
For the music director; according to the tune "Morning Doe;" a psalm of David. My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? I groan in prayer, but help seems far away.
To you they cried out, and they were saved; in you they trusted and they were not disappointed.
They say, "Commit yourself to the Lord! Let the Lord rescue him! Let the Lord deliver him, for he delights in him."
Do not let those who are my enemies for no reason gloat over me! Do not let those who hate me without cause carry out their wicked schemes!
The Lord helps them and rescues them; he rescues them from evil men and delivers them, for they seek his protection.
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.
Listen to my cry for help, for I am in serious trouble! Rescue me from those who chase me, for they are stronger than I am.
Therefore, this is what the sovereign master, the Lord, says: "Look, I am laying a stone in Zion, an approved stone, set in place as a precious cornerstone for the foundation. The one who maintains his faith will not panic.
This is what the king says: 'Don't let Hezekiah mislead you, for he is not able to rescue you!
"Tell King Hezekiah of Judah this: 'Don't let your God in whom you trust mislead you when he says, "Jerusalem will not be handed over to the king of Assyria."
Now, O Lord our God, rescue us from his power, so all the kingdoms of the earth may know that you alone are the Lord."
I will shield this city and rescue it for the sake of my reputation and because of my promise to David my servant."'"
You will winnow them and the wind will blow them away; the wind will scatter them. You will rejoice in the Lord; you will boast in the Holy One of Israel.
Kings will be your children's guardians; their princesses will nurse your children. With their faces to the ground they will bow down to you and they will lick the dirt on your feet. Then you will recognize that I am the Lord; those who wait patiently for me are not put to shame.
And hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.