[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:
My times are in your hand: deliver me from the hand of my enemies, and from them that persecute me.
Nevertheless my brethren that went up with me made the heart of the people melt: but I wholly followed the LORD my God.
And when David was a little past the top of the hill, behold, Ziba the servant of Mephibosheth met him, with a couple of donkeys saddled, and upon them two hundred loaves of bread, and a hundred bunches of raisins, and a hundred summer fruits, and a skin of wine.
Arise, O LORD; save me, O my God: for you have smitten all my enemies upon the cheek bone; you have broken the teeth of the ungodly.
[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] In the LORD put I my trust: how say you to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain?
Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten my eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;
But I have trusted in your mercy; my heart shall rejoice in your salvation.
Show your marvelous lovingkindness, O you that save by your right hand them who put their trust in you from those that rise up against them.
The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my shield, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.
For you will light my lamp: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness.
[A Psalm of David.] Judge me, O LORD; for I have walked in my integrity: I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore I shall not slide.
O LORD my God, I cried unto you, and you have healed me.
To the end that my glory may sing praise to you, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto you forever.
Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that trusts in the LORD, mercy shall surround him.
[A Psalm of David.] Plead my cause, O LORD, with them that strive with me: fight against them that fight against me.
Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise you, O God my God.
He shall cry unto me, You are my father, my God, and the rock of my salvation.
Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.
Who is among you that fears the LORD, that obeys the voice of his servant, that walks in darkness, and has no light? let him trust in the name of the LORD, and rely upon his God.
O LORD, you know: remember me, and visit me, and avenge me of my persecutors; take me not away in your longsuffering: know that for your sake I have suffered rebuke.
But the LORD is with me as a mighty terrible one: therefore my persecutors shall stumble, and they shall not prevail: they shall be greatly ashamed; for they shall not prosper: their everlasting confusion shall never be forgotten.
I have surely heard Ephraim bemoaning himself thus; You have chastised me, and I was chastised, as a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke: restore me, and I shall return; for you are the LORD my God.
And I prayed unto the LORD my God, and made my confession, and said, O Lord, the great and awesome God, keeping the covenant and mercy to them that love him, and to them that keep his commandments;
O Lord, hear; O Lord, forgive; O Lord, hearken and do; defer not, for your own sake, O my God: for your city and your people are called by your name.
And you shall flee to the valley of the mountains; for the valley of the mountains shall reach unto Azal: yea, you shall flee, like as you fled from before the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah: and the LORD my God shall come, and all the saints with him.
Who by him do believe in God, that raised him up from the dead, and gave him glory; that your faith and hope might be in God.
Therefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.