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Psalm 59:1-2 Evangelical Heritage Version (EHV)

Psalm 59

They Lie in Wait

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For the choir director. “Do Not Destroy.”[a] By David. A miktam.
When Saul had sent men, and they watched the house to kill David.[b]

Opening Plea

Deliver me from my enemies, my God.
You set me high above those who rise up against me.
Deliver me from evildoers.
Save me from bloodthirsty men.

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 59:1 This may be the name of the tune.
  2. Psalm 59:1 See 1 Samuel 19.
Evangelical Heritage Version (EHV)

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Psalm 59:1-2 New International Version (NIV)

Psalm 59[a]

For the director of music. To the tune of “Do Not Destroy.” Of David. A miktam.[b] When Saul had sent men to watch David’s house in order to kill him.

Deliver me from my enemies, O God;
    be my fortress against those who are attacking me.
Deliver me from evildoers
    and save me from those who are after my blood.

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 59:1 In Hebrew texts 59:1-17 is numbered 59:2-18.
  2. Psalm 59:1 Title: Probably a literary or musical term
New International Version (NIV)

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