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Psalm 56 NAS

Supplication for Deliverance and Grateful Trust in God.

1 Be gracious to me, O God, for man has 1trampled upon me; Fighting all day long he 2oppresses me.

References for Psalms 56:1

    • a 56:1 - Or "snapped at"
    • b 56:1 - Or "A fighting man"
      2 My foes have 3trampled upon me all day long, For they are many who 4fight proudly against me.

      References for Psalms 56:2

        • c 56:2 - Or "snapped at"
        • d 56:2 - Or "many are fighting"
          3 When I am 5afraid, I will 6put my trust in You.

          References for Psalms 56:3

            • e 56:3 - Lit "In the day"
            • f 56:3 - Or "I am one who puts"
              4 7In God, whose word I praise, In God I have put my trust; I shall not be afraid. 8What can mere man do to me?

              References for Psalms 56:4

              5 All day long they 9distort my words; All their 10thoughts are against me for evil.

              References for Psalms 56:5

                • h 56:5 - Or "trouble my affairs"
                • i 56:5 - Or "purposes"
                  6 They 11attack, they lurk, They 12watch my steps, As they have 13waited to take my life.

                  References for Psalms 56:6

                    • j 56:6 - Or "stir up strife"
                    • k 56:6 - Lit "heels"
                    • l 56:6 - Lit "soul"
                      7 Because of wickedness, 14cast them forth, In anger 15put down the peoples, O God!

                      References for Psalms 56:7

                        • m 56:7 - Or "will they have escape?"
                          8 You 16have taken account of my wanderings; Put my 17tears in Your bottle. Are they not in 18Your book?

                          References for Psalms 56:8

                          9 Then my enemies will 19turn back 20in the day when I call; This I know, that 21God is for me.

                          References for Psalms 56:9

                            • n 56:9 - Or "because"
                              10 In God, whose word I praise, In the LORD, whose word I praise,
                              11 In God I have put my trust, I shall not be afraid. What can man do to me?

                              References for Psalms 56:11

                                • o 56:11 - Or "trust without fear"
                                  12 Your 22vows are binding upon me, O God; I will render thank offerings to You.

                                  References for Psalms 56:12

                                  13 For You have 23delivered my soul from death, Indeed 24my feet from stumbling, So that I may 25walk before God In the 26light of the living.

                                  References for Psalms 56:13

                                    • p 56:13 - Or "have You" not "delivered"
                                    • q 56:13 - Or "life"

                                      Study tools for Psalm 56

                                      • a 56:1 - Or "snapped at"
                                      • b 56:1 - Or "A fighting man"
                                      • c 56:2 - Or "snapped at"
                                      • d 56:2 - Or "many are fighting"
                                      • e 56:3 - Lit "In the day"
                                      • f 56:3 - Or "I am one who puts"
                                      • g 56:4 - Lit "flesh"
                                      • h 56:5 - Or "trouble my affairs"
                                      • i 56:5 - Or "purposes"
                                      • j 56:6 - Or "stir up strife"
                                      • k 56:6 - Lit "heels"
                                      • l 56:6 - Lit "soul"
                                      • m 56:7 - Or "will they have escape?"
                                      • n 56:9 - Or "because"
                                      • o 56:11 - Or "trust without fear"
                                      • p 56:13 - Or "have You" not "delivered"
                                      • q 56:13 - Or "life"