Psalms Chapter 59 World English Bible

Psalms 59:1

> Deliver me from my enemies, my God. Set me on high from those who rise up against me.

Psalms 59:2

Deliver me from the workers of iniquity. Save me from the bloodthirsty men.

Psalms 59:3

For, behold, they lie in wait for my soul. The mighty gather themselves together against me, Not for my disobedience, nor for my sin, Yahweh.

Psalms 59:4

I have done no wrong, yet they are ready to attack me. Rise up, behold, and help me!

Psalms 59:5

You, Yahweh God of hosts, the God of Israel, Rouse yourself to punish the nations. Show no mercy to the wicked traitors. Selah.

Psalms 59:6

They return at evening, howling like dogs, And prowl around the city.

Psalms 59:7

Behold, they spew with their mouth. Swords are in their lips, "For," they say, "who hears us?"

Psalms 59:8

But you, Yahweh, laugh at them. You scoff at all the nations.

Psalms 59:9

Oh, my Strength, I watch for you, For God is my high tower.

Psalms 59:10

My God will go before me with his loving kindness. God will let me look at my enemies in triumph.

Psalms 59:11

Don't kill them, or my people may forget. Scatter them by your power, and bring them down, Lord our shield.

Psalms 59:12

For the sin of their mouth, and the words of their lips, Let them be caught in their pride, For the curses and lies which they utter.

Psalms 59:13

Consume them in wrath. Consume them, and they will be no more. Let them know that God rules in Jacob, To the ends of the earth. Selah.

Psalms 59:14

At evening let them return. Let them howl like a dog, and go around the city.

Psalms 59:15

They shall wander up and down for food, And wait all night if they aren't satisfied.

Psalms 59:16

But I will sing of your strength. Yes, I will sing aloud of your loving kindness in the morning. For you have been my high tower, A refuge in the day of my distress.

Psalms 59:17

To you, my strength, I will sing praises. For God is my high tower, the God of my mercy.