For the choir director; on stringed instruments. A Maskil of David, when the Ziphites came and said to Saul, “Is not David hiding himself among us?” Save me, O God, by Your name, And vindicate me by Your power.
For the choir director. A Psalm of David. May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble! May the name of the God of Jacob set you securely on high!
Then the Ziphites came to Saul at Gibeah, saying, “ Is not David hiding on the hill of Hachilah, which is before Jeshimon?”
God said to Moses, “ I AM WHO I AM”; and He said, “Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, ‘ I AM has sent me to you.’”
Be on your guard before him and obey his voice; do not be rebellious toward him, for he will not pardon your transgression, since My name is in him.
The Lord descended in the cloud and stood there with him as he called upon the name of the Lord.
Then Ziphites came up to Saul at Gibeah, saying, “Is David not hiding with us in the strongholds at Horesh, on the hill of Hachilah, which is on the south of Jeshimon?
and he said, “O Lord, the God of our fathers, are You not God in the heavens? And are You not ruler over all the kingdoms of the nations? Power and might are in Your hand so that no one can stand against You.
A Psalm of David. Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have walked in my integrity, And I have trusted in the Lord without wavering.
Vindicate me, O God, and plead my case against an ungodly nation; O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man!
As is Your name, O God, So is Your praise to the ends of the earth; Your right hand is full of righteousness.
Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of Your name; And deliver us and forgive our sins for Your name’s sake.
The strength of the King loves justice; You have established equity; You have executed justice and righteousness in Jacob.
The name of the Lord is a strong tower; The righteous runs into it and is safe.
For their Redeemer is strong; He will plead their case against you.
Behold, the name of the Lord comes from a remote place; Burning is His anger and dense is His smoke; His lips are filled with indignation And His tongue is like a consuming fire;
“Their Redeemer is strong, the Lord of hosts is His name; He will vigorously plead their case So that He may bring rest to the earth, But turmoil to the inhabitants of Babylon.
Do not trust in a neighbor; Do not have confidence in a friend. From her who lies in your bosom Guard your lips.
She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.”
“ Behold, the virgin shall be with child and shall bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which translated means, “ God with us.”
“ Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death.
And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men by which we must be saved.”