Psalm 59 NAS

Prayer for Deliverance from Enemies.

1 1Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; a2Set me securely on high away from those who rise up against me.

References for Psalms 59:1

    • ʌ 59:1 - Or "May You put me in an inaccessibly high place"
      2 Deliver me from 3those who do iniquity And save me from 4men of bloodshed.

      References for Psalms 59:2

      3 For behold, they 5have bset an ambush for my clife; dFierce men e6launch an attack against me, 7Not for my transgression nor for my sin, O LORD,

      References for Psalms 59:3

        • ʍ 59:3 - Or "lain in wait"
        • ʎ 59:3 - Lit "soul"
        • ʏ 59:3 - Or "Strong"
        • ʐ 59:3 - Or "stir up strife"
          4 f8For no guilt of mine, they run and set themselves against me. 9Arouse Yourself to ghelp me, and see!

          References for Psalms 59:4

            • ʑ 59:4 - Lit "Without guilt"
            • ʒ 59:4 - Lit "meet"
              5 You, 10O LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, Awake to h11punish all the nations; 12Do not be gracious to any who are treacherous in iniquity. iSelah.

              References for Psalms 59:5

                • ʓ 59:5 - Lit "visit"
                • ʔ 59:5 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
                  6 They 13return at evening, they howl like a 14dog, And go around the city.

                  References for Psalms 59:6

                  7 Behold, they 15belch forth with their mouth; 16Swords are in their lips, For, they say, "17Who hears?"

                  References for Psalms 59:7

                  8 But You, O LORD, 18laugh at them; You 19scoff at all the nations.

                  References for Psalms 59:8

                  9 Because of jhis 20strength I will watch for You, For God is my 21stronghold.

                  References for Psalms 59:9

                    • ʕ 59:9 - Many mss and some ancient versions read "My strength"
                      10 kMy God 22in His lovingkindness will meet me; God will let me 23look triumphantly upon lmy foes.

                      References for Psalms 59:10

                        • ʖ 59:10 - Many mss and some ancient versions read "The God of my lovingkindness"
                        • ʗ 59:10 - Lit "those who lie in wait for me"
                          11 Do not slay them, 24or my people will forget; m25Scatter them by Your power, and bring them down, O Lord, 26our shield.

                          References for Psalms 59:11

                            • ʘ 59:11 - Or "Make them wander"
                              12 nOn account of the 27sin of their mouth and the words of their lips, Let them even be 28caught in their pride, And on account of 29curses and olies which they utter.

                              References for Psalms 59:12

                                • ʙ 59:12 - Or "The sin of their mouth is the word of their lips,"
                                • ʚ 59:12 - Lit "lying"
                                  13 p30Destroy them in wrath, qdestroy them that they may be no more; That men may 31know that God rrules in Jacob To the ends of the earth. Selah.

                                  References for Psalms 59:13

                                    • ʛ 59:13 - Lit "Bring to an end"
                                    • ʜ 59:13 - Lit "Bring to an end"
                                    • ʝ 59:13 - Or "is Ruler"
                                      14 They 32return at evening, they howl like a dog, And go around the city.

                                      References for Psalms 59:14

                                      15 They 33wander about sfor food And tgrowl if they are not satisfied.

                                      References for Psalms 59:15

                                        • ʞ 59:15 - Or "to devour"
                                        • ʟ 59:15 - Another reading is "tarry all night"
                                          16 But as for me, I shall 34sing of Your strength; Yes, I shall 35joyfully sing of Your lovingkindness in the 36morning, For You have been my 37stronghold And a 38refuge in the day of my distress.

                                          References for Psalms 59:16

                                          17 39O my strength, I will sing praises to You; For God is my 40stronghold, the uGod who shows me lovingkindness.

                                          References for Psalms 59:17

                                            • ʠ 59:17 - Lit "God of my lovingkindness"