A song. A psalm of David.

Prayer to Yahweh for Victory over Enemies

1 My heart [is] steadfast, O God. I will sing and give praise, even [with] my glory.

References for Psalms 108:1

    • a 108:1 - The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm; the English verse number is reduced by one
      2 Awake, harp and lyre. I will awake [the] dawn.

      References for Psalms 108:2

        • b 108:2 - Or "I will awake at dawn"
          3 I will give you thanks among the peoples, O Yahweh; I will give you praise among the nations,
          4 because your loyal love [is] great above [the] heavens, and your faithfulness [reaches] to [the] clouds.
          5 Be exalted above [the] heavens, O God, and [let] your glory [be] above all the earth,
          6 so that your beloved ones may be rescued. Save by your right hand and answer me.
          7 God has spoken in his holiness, "I will exult, I will divide up Shechem, and portion out the valley of Succoth.
          8 Gilead [is] mine. Manasseh [is] mine. And Ephraim [is] the {helmet for} my head. Judah [is] my scepter;

          References for Psalms 108:8

            • c 108:8 - Literally "protection of"
            • d 108:8 - Or "commander's rod"
              9 Moab [is] my washing pot. Over Edom I will cast my sandal; Over Philistia I will shout in triumph."
              10 Who will bring me to [the] fortified city? Who will lead me to Edom?
              11 Have you not rejected us, O God, and not gone out with our armies, O God?
              12 Give us help against [the] enemy, for the help of humankind [is] futile.
              13 Through God we will do valiantly, and [it is] he [who] will tread down our enemies.

              References for Psalms 108:13

                • e 108:13 - Hebrew "do might"