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The Holy Bible: King James Version. 2000.
The Psalms
56

A Prayer of Trust
To the chief Musician upon Jonath–e'lem–recho'kim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath. 1.1--0.1 ; 0.21 ; 3.15

1  Be merciful unto me, O God:
        
for man would swallow me up;
he fighting daily oppresseth me.
2  Mine enemies would daily swallow me up:
        
for they be many that fight against me, O thou Most High.
3  What time I am afraid,
        
I will trust in thee.
4  In God I will praise his word,
        
in God I have put my trust;
I will not fear what flesh can do unto me.
5  Every day they wrest my words:
        
all their thoughts are against me for evil.
6  They gather themselves together,
        
they hide themselves,
they mark my steps,
when they wait for my soul.
7  Shall they escape by iniquity?
        
In thine anger cast down the people, O God.
8  Thou tellest my wanderings:
        
put thou my tears into thy bottle:
are they not in thy book?
9  When I cry unto thee,
        
then shall mine enemies turn back:
this I know; for God is for me.
10  In God will I praise his word:
        
in the LORD will I praise his word.
11  In God have I put my trust:
        
I will not be afraid what man can do unto me.
12  Thy vows are upon me, O God:
        
I will render praises unto thee.
13  For thou hast delivered my soul from death:
        
wilt not thou deliver my feet from falling,
that I may walk before God in the light of the living?

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