Psalm 57 NAS

Prayer for Rescue from Persecutors.

1 Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me, For my soul 1takes refuge in You; And in the 2shadow of Your wings I will take refuge Until destruction 3passes by.

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2 I will cry to God Most High, To God who 4accomplishes all things for me.

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3 He will 5send from heaven and save me; He reproaches him who a6tramples upon me. bSelah. God will send forth His 7lovingkindness and His ctruth.

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    • ɻ 57:3 - Or "snaps at"
    • ɼ 57:3 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
    • ɽ 57:3 - Or "faithfulness"
      4 My soul is among 8lions; I must lie among those who breathe forth fire, Even the sons of men, whose 9teeth are spears and arrows And their 10tongue a sharp sword.

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      5 11Be exalted above the heavens, O God; Let Your glory be above all the earth.

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      6 They have dprepared a 12net for my steps; My soul is 13bowed down; They 14dug a pit before me; They themselves have 15fallen into the midst of it. Selah.

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        • ɾ 57:6 - Or "spread"
          7 16My 17heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing, yes, I will sing praises!

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          8 Awake, 18my glory! Awake, 19harp and lyre! I will awaken the dawn.

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          9 20I will give thanks to You, O Lord, among the peoples; I will sing praises to You among the enations.

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            • ɿ 57:9 - Lit "peoples"
              10 For Your 21lovingkindness is great to the heavens And Your ftruth to the clouds.

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                • ʀ 57:10 - Or "faithfulness"
                  11 22Be exalted above the heavens, O God; Let Your glory be above all the earth.

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