Parallel Verses

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.

New American Standard Bible

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; defend and protect me 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; defend me from those 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

Morish

Context Readings

A Cry Against Injustice

1 {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. 2 Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from men of blood.



Cross References

Psalm 18:48

Who hath delivered me from mine enemies: yea, thou hast lifted me up above them that rose up against me; from the man of violence hast thou delivered me.

Psalm 57:1

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam; when he fled from Saul in the cave.} Be gracious unto me, O God, be gracious unto me; for my soul taketh refuge in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings do I take refuge, until the calamities be overpast.

Psalm 143:9

Deliver me, O Jehovah, from mine enemies: unto thee do I flee for refuge.

Judges 16:2-3

The Gazites were told, "Samson has come here," and they surrounded the place and lay in wait for him all night at the gate of the city. They kept quiet all night, saying, "Let us wait till the light of the morning; then we will kill him."

1 Samuel 19:11-24

And Saul sent messengers to David's house, to watch him, and to slay him in the morning; and Michal David's wife told him, saying, If thou save not thy life to-night, to-morrow thou wilt be put to death.

Psalm 7:1-2

{Shiggaion of David, which he sang to Jehovah, concerning the words of Cush the Benjaminite.} Jehovah my God, in thee have I trusted: save me from all my pursuers, and deliver me;

Psalm 12:5

Because of the oppression of the afflicted, because of the sighing of the needy, now will I arise, saith Jehovah, I will set him in safety, at whom they puff.

Psalm 20:1

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} Jehovah answer thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob protect thee;

Psalm 58:1

{To the chief Musician. 'Destroy not.' Of David. Michtam.} Is righteousness indeed silent? Do ye speak it? Do ye judge with equity, ye sons of men?

Psalm 71:4

My God, rescue me out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.

Psalm 91:14

Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him; I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.

Psalm 143:12

And in thy loving-kindness cut off mine enemies, and destroy all them that oppress my soul: for I am thy servant.

Isaiah 33:16

he shall dwell on high, the fortresses of the rocks shall be his high retreat; bread shall be given him, his water shall be sure.

Luke 1:74-75

to give us, that, saved out of the hand of our enemies, we should serve him without fear

2 Corinthians 11:32-33

In Damascus the ethnarch of Aretas the king kept the city of the Damascenes shut up, wishing to take me;

2 Timothy 4:17-18

But the Lord stood with me, and gave me power, that through me the proclamation might be fully made, and all those of the nations should hear; and I was delivered out of the lion's mouth.

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