Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For the choir director; set to Al-tashheth. A Mikhtam of David, when Saul sent men and they watched the house in order to kill him.
Deliver me from my enemies, O my God;
Set me securely on high away from those who rise up against me.

King James Version

{To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.} Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.

Holman Bible

For the choir director: “Do Not Destroy.” A Davidic Miktam. When Saul sent agents to watch the house and kill him.Deliver me from my enemies, my God;
protect me from those who rise up against me.

International Standard Version

Save me from my enemies, my God! Keep me safe from those who rise up against me.

A Conservative Version

Deliver me from my enemies, O my God. Set me on high from those who rise up against me.

American Standard Version

Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God: Set me on high from them that rise up against me.

Amplified

Deliver me from my enemies, O my God;
Set me securely on an inaccessibly high place away from those who rise up against me.

Bible in Basic English

Take me out of the hands of the cruel ones, O my God; keep me safe from those who come up against me.

Darby Translation

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.} Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God; secure me on high from them that rise up against me.

Julia Smith Translation

To the overseer, Thou wilt not destroy, to David a poem; in Saul sending, and they will watch the house to kill him. Deliver me from mine enemies, O God: thou wilt set me on high from those rising up against me.

King James 2000

[To the Chief Musician, altaschith. A michtam of David; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.] Deliver me from my enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Deliver me from my enemies, O my God. Protect me from those who rise up against me.

Modern King James verseion

To the Chief Musician. Do not destroy. A secret treasure of David, when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him. Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; defend me from those who rise up against me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

{To the Chanter, Destroy Not, Michtam of David, when Saul sent to watch the house, to the intent to kill him} Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God, and defend me from them that rise up against me.

NET Bible

For the music director; according to the al-tashcheth style; a prayer of David, written when Saul sent men to surround his house and murder him. Deliver me from my enemies, my God! Protect me from those who attack me!

New Heart English Bible

Deliver me from my enemies, my God. Set me on high from those who rise up against me.

The Emphasized Bible

Rescue me from my foes, O my God, From them who lift themselves up against me, wilt thou set me on high:

Webster

To the chief Musician, Al-taschith, Michtam of David; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him. Deliver me from my enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.

World English Bible

Deliver me from my enemies, my God. Set me on high from those who rise up against me.

Youngs Literal Translation

To the Overseer. -- 'Destroy not,' by David. -- A secret treasure, in Saul's sending, and they watch the house to put him to death. Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God, From my withstanders set me on high.

References

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Context Readings

A Cry Against Injustice

1 For the choir director; set to Al-tashheth. A Mikhtam of David, when Saul sent men and they watched the house in order to kill him.
Deliver me from my enemies, O my God;
Set me securely on high away from those who rise up against me.
2 Deliver me from those who do iniquity
And save me from men of bloodshed.



Cross References

Psalm 18:48

He delivers me from my enemies;
Surely You lift me above those who rise up against me;
You rescue me from the violent man.

Psalm 57:1

For the choir director; set to Al-tashheth. A Mikhtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave.
Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me,
For my soul takes refuge in You;
And in the shadow of Your wings I will take refuge
Until destruction passes by.

Psalm 143:9

Deliver me, O Lord, from my enemies;
I take refuge in You.

Judges 16:2-3

When it was told to the Gazites, saying, “Samson has come here,” they surrounded the place and lay in wait for him all night at the gate of the city. And they kept silent all night, saying, “Let us wait until the morning light, then we will kill him.”

1 Samuel 19:11-24

Then Saul sent messengers to David’s house to watch him, in order to put him to death in the morning. But Michal, David’s wife, told him, saying, “If you do not save your life tonight, tomorrow you will be put to death.”

Psalm 7:1-2

A Shiggaion of David, which he sang to the Lord concerning Cush, a Benjamite.
O Lord my God, in You I have taken refuge;
Save me from all those who pursue me, and deliver me,

Psalm 12:5

“Because of the devastation of the afflicted, because of the groaning of the needy,
Now I will arise,” says the Lord; “I will set him in the safety for which he longs.”

Psalm 20:1

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!

Psalm 58:1

For the choir director; set to Al-tashheth. A Mikhtam of David.
Do you indeed speak righteousness, O gods?
Do you judge uprightly, O sons of men?

Psalm 71:4

Rescue me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked,
Out of the grasp of the wrongdoer and ruthless man,

Psalm 91:14

Because he has loved Me, therefore I will deliver him;
I will set him securely on high, because he has known My name.

Psalm 143:12

And in Your lovingkindness, cut off my enemies
And destroy all those who afflict my soul,
For I am Your servant.

Isaiah 33:16

He will dwell on the heights,
His refuge will be the impregnable rock;
His bread will be given him,
His water will be sure.

Luke 1:74-75

To grant us that we, being rescued from the hand of our enemies,
Might serve Him without fear,

2 Corinthians 11:32-33

In Damascus the ethnarch under Aretas the king was guarding the city of the Damascenes in order to seize me,

2 Timothy 4:17-18

But the Lord stood with me and strengthened me, so that through me the proclamation might be fully accomplished, and that all the Gentiles might hear; and I was rescued out of the lion’s mouth.

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