Psalms Chapter 59 Darby English Bible

Psalms 59:1

{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.

Psalms 59:2

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

Psalms 59:3

For behold, they lie in wait for my soul; strong ones are gathered against me: not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O Jehovah.

Psalms 59:4

They run and prepare themselves without [my] fault: awake to meet me, and behold.

Psalms 59:5

Yea, do thou, Jehovah, the God of hosts, the God of Israel, arise to visit all the nations: be not gracious to any plotters of iniquity. Selah.

Psalms 59:6

They return in the evening; they howl like a dog, and go round about the city:

Psalms 59:7

Behold, they belch out with their mouth; swords are in their lips: for who [say they] doth hear?

Psalms 59:8

But thou, Jehovah, wilt laugh at them; thou wilt have all the nations in derision.

Psalms 59:9

Their strength! ... I will take heed to thee; for God is my high fortress.

Psalms 59:10

God, whose loving-kindness will come to meet me, -- God shall let me see [my desire] upon mine enemies.

Psalms 59:11

Slay them not, lest my people forget; by thy power make them wander, and bring them down, O Lord, our shield.

Psalms 59:12

[Because of] the sin of their mouth, the word of their lips, let them even be taken in their pride; and because of cursing and lying which they speak.

Psalms 59:13

Make an end in wrath, make an end, that they may be no more; that they may know that God ruleth in Jacob, unto the ends of the earth. Selah.

Psalms 59:14

And in the evening they shall return, they shall howl like a dog, and go round about the city.

Psalms 59:15

They shall wander about for meat, and stay all night if they be not satisfied.

Psalms 59:16

But as for me, I will sing of thy strength; yea, I will sing aloud of thy loving-kindness in the morning; for thou hast been to me a high fortress, and a refuge in the day of my trouble.

Psalms 59:17

Unto thee, my strength, will I sing psalms; for God is my high fortress, the God of my mercy.