1 {To the chief Musician. On Shushan. Testimony. Michtam of David; to teach: when he strove with the Syrians of Mesopotamia, and the Syrians of Zobah, and Joab returned, and smote the Edomites in the valley of salt, twelve thousand.} O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast scattered us, thou hast been displeased: restore us again.
References for Psalms 60:1
    • a 60:1 - Meaning, 'lily.' For michtam see Ps. 16 and Ps. 56 to 60.
      2 Thou hast made the earth to tremble, thou hast rent it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shaketh.
      3 Thou hast shewn thy people hard things; thou hast made us to drink the wine of bewilderment.
      4 Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth, (Selah,)
      5 That thy beloved ones may be delivered. Save with thy right hand, and answer me.
      References for Psalms 60:5
          6 God hath spoken in his holiness: I will exult, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.
          7 Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine, and Ephraim is the strength of my head; Judah is my law-giver;
          References for Psalms 60:7
            • c 60:7 - Or 'defence.'
              8 Moab is my wash-pot; upon Edom will I cast my sandal; Philistia, shout aloud because of me.
              9 Who will bring me into the strong city? who will lead me unto Edom?
              10 [Wilt] not thou, O God, who didst cast us off? and didst not go forth, O God, with our armies?
              11 Give us help from trouble; for vain is man's deliverance.
              12 Through God we shall do valiantly; and he it is that will tread down our adversaries.
              References for Psalms 60:12
                • d 60:12 - As Ps. 8.2; or 'oppressors:' see Ps. 108.6-13.