For the [music] director. A psalm of David.

Prayer for Help in the Face of Enemies

1 Rescue me, O Yahweh, from evil men. Preserve me from violent men,

References for Psalms 140:1

    • a 140:1 - The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm; the English verse number is reduced by one
    • b 140:1 - The several uses of the singular "man" in this psalm are probably collective