For the choir director; according to Shoshannim. A Psalm of David. Save me, O God, For the waters have threatened my life.
Deliver me from the mire and do not let me sink; May I be delivered from my foes and from the deep waters.
Deep calls to deep at the sound of Your waterfalls; All Your breakers and Your waves have rolled over me.
For the choir director; according to the Shoshannim. A Maskil of the sons of Korah. A Song of Love. My heart overflows with a good theme; I address my verses to the King; My tongue is the pen of a ready writer.
Or darkness, so that you cannot see, And an abundance of water covers you.
The cords of death encompassed me, And the torrents of ungodliness terrified me.
Therefore, let everyone who is godly pray to You in a time when You may be found; Surely in a flood of great waters they will not reach him.
For the choir director; according to Shushan Eduth. A Mikhtam of David, to teach; when he struggled with Aram-naharaim and with Aram-zobah, and Joab returned, and smote twelve thousand of Edom in the Valley of Salt. O God, You have rejected us. You have broken us; You have been angry; O, restore us.
I have sunk in deep mire, and there is no foothold; I have come into deep waters, and a flood overflows me.
For the choir director; set to El Shoshannim; Eduth. A Psalm of Asaph. Oh, give ear, Shepherd of Israel, You who lead Joseph like a flock; You who are enthroned above the cherubim, shine forth!
“I will make justice the measuring line And righteousness the level; Then hail will sweep away the refuge of lies And the waters will overflow the secret place.
“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they will not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be scorched, Nor will the flame burn you.
Waters flowed over my head; I said, “I am cut off!”
“For You had cast me into the deep, Into the heart of the seas, And the current engulfed me. All Your breakers and billows passed over me.
And the serpent poured water like a river out of his mouth after the woman, so that he might cause her to be swept away with the flood.
And he *said to me, “The waters which you saw where the harlot sits, are peoples and multitudes and nations and tongues.