[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.
He delivers me from my enemies: yea, you lift me up above those that rise up against me: you have delivered me from the violent man.
[To the Chief Musician, altaschith. A michtam of David, when he fled from Saul into the cave.] Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusts in you: yea, in the shadow of your wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities have passed.
Deliver me, O LORD, from my enemies: I flee unto you to hide me.
And it was told the Gazites, saying, Samson has come here. And they surrounded the place, and laid wait for him all night in the gate of the city, and were quiet all the night, saying, In the morning, when it is day, we shall kill him.
Saul also sent messengers unto David's house, to watch him, and to slay him in the morning: and Michal David's wife told him, saying, If you save not your life tonight, tomorrow you shall be slain.
[A shaggaion of David, which he sang to the LORD concerning Cush, a Benjamite.] O LORD my God, in you do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me:
For the oppression of the poor, for the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, says the LORD; I will set him in safety from him that sneers at him.
[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] The LORD hear you in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend you;
[To the Chief Musician, altaschith. A michtam of David.] Do you indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do you judge uprightly, O you sons of men?
Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.
Because he has set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he has known my name.
And in your mercy cut off my enemies, and destroy all them that afflict my soul: for I am your servant.
He shall dwell on high: his place of defense shall be the fortresses of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.
That he would grant unto us, that we being delivered out of the hand of our enemies might serve him without fear,
In Damascus the governor under Aretas the king guarded the city of Damascus with a garrison, desirous to apprehend me:
However the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear: and I was delivered out of the mouth of the lion.