Lament over Defeat in Battle, and Prayer for Help.

1 O God, 1You have rejected us. You have 2broken us; You have been 3angry; O, 4restore us.

References for Psalms 60:1

    • a 60:1 - Or "broken out upon us"
      2 You have made the 5land quake, You have split it open; 6Heal its breaches, for it totters.

      References for Psalms 60:2

      3 You have 7made Your people experience hardship; You have given us wine to 8drink that makes us stagger.

      References for Psalms 60:3

        • c 60:3 - Lit "caused Your people to see"
        • d 60:3 - Lit "wine of staggering"
          4 You have given a 9banner to those who fear You, That it may be displayed because * of the truth. Selah.

          References for Psalms 60:4

            • e 60:4 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
              5 10That Your 11beloved may be delivered, 12Save with Your right hand, and answer us!

              References for Psalms 60:5

              6 God has spoken in His 13holiness: "I will exult, I will portion out 14Shechem and measure out the valley of 15Succoth.

              References for Psalms 60:6

              7 "16Gilead is Mine, and Manasseh is Mine; 17Ephraim also is the helmet of My head; Judah is My 18scepter.

              References for Psalms 60:7

                • h 60:7 - Lit "protection"
                • i 60:7 - Or "lawgiver"
                  8 "19Moab is My washbowl; Over 20Edom I shall throw My shoe; Shout loud, O 21Philistia, because of Me!"

                  References for Psalms 60:8

                  9 Who will bring me into the besieged city? Who will lead me to Edom?

                  References for Psalms 60:9

                    • j 60:9 - Or "has led"
                      10 Have not You Yourself, O God, 22rejected us? And 23will You not go forth with our armies, O God?

                      References for Psalms 60:10

                      11 O give us help against the adversary, For 24deliverance by man is in vain.

                      References for Psalms 60:11

                      12 Through God we shall 25do valiantly, And it is He who will 26tread down our adversaries.

                      References for Psalms 60:12