Of David, when he {pretended to be crazy} in front of Abimelech so that he drove him out, and [so] he departed.

Thanksgiving for Yahweh’s Deliverance

1 I will bless Yahweh at all times; his praise [shall be] in my mouth continually.

References for Psalms 34:1

    • a 34:1 - Literally "he changed his discernment"
    • b 34:1 - Literally "my father is king" whereas 1 Sam 21:10(9) has "Achish." "Abimelech" is perhaps an honorific title, since its literal meaning suggests a legitimate right to rule
    • c 34:1 - The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm; the English verse number is reduced by one