Thematic Bible

Psalm 59:1 (show verse)

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.

Psalm 59:2 (show verse)

Deliver me from those who do iniquity
And save me from men of bloodshed.

Psalm 59:3 (show verse)

For behold, they have set an ambush for my life;
Fierce men launch an attack against me,
Not for my transgression nor for my sin, O Lord,

Psalm 59:4 (show verse)

For no guilt of mine, they run and set themselves against me.
Arouse Yourself to help me, and see!

Psalm 59:5 (show verse)

You, O Lord God of hosts, the God of Israel,
Awake to punish all the nations;
Do not be gracious to any who are treacherous in iniquity. Selah.

Psalm 59:6 (show verse)

They return at evening, they howl like a dog,
And go around the city.

Psalm 59:7 (show verse)

Behold, they belch forth with their mouth;
Swords are in their lips,
For, they say, “Who hears?”

Psalm 59:8 (show verse)

But You, O Lord, laugh at them;
You scoff at all the nations.

Psalm 59:9 (show verse)

Because of his strength I will watch for You,
For God is my stronghold.

Psalm 59:10 (show verse)

My God in His lovingkindness will meet me;
God will let me look triumphantly upon my foes.

Psalm 59:11 (show verse)

Do not slay them, or my people will forget;
Scatter them by Your power, and bring them down,
O Lord, our shield.

Psalm 59:12 (show verse)

On account of the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips,
Let them even be caught in their pride,
And on account of curses and lies which they utter.

Psalm 59:13 (show verse)

Destroy them in wrath, destroy them that they may be no more;
That men may know that God rules in Jacob
To the ends of the earth. Selah.

Psalm 59:14 (show verse)

They return at evening, they howl like a dog,
And go around the city.

Psalm 59:15 (show verse)

They wander about for food
And growl if they are not satisfied.

Psalm 59:16 (show verse)

But as for me, I shall sing of Your strength;
Yes, I shall joyfully sing of Your lovingkindness in the morning,
For You have been my stronghold
And a refuge in the day of my distress.

Psalm 59:17 (show verse)

O my strength, I will sing praises to You;
For God is my stronghold, the God who shows me lovingkindness.