Psalm 56 NIRV

For the director of music. A psalm of David to be played on stringed instruments.

1 God, show me your favor. Men are chasing me. All day long they keep attacking me.

References for Psalms 56:1

      2 Those who tell lies about me chase me all day long. Many proud people are attacking me.
      3 When I'm afraid, I will trust in you.
      4 I trust in God. I praise his word. I trust in God. I will not be afraid. What can people do to me?
      5 All day long they twist my words. They are always making plans to harm me.
      6 They get together and hide. They watch my steps. They hope to kill me.
      7 Make sure you don't let them escape. God, bring down the nations in your anger.
      8 Write down my poem of sadness. List my tears on your scroll. Aren't you making a record of them?
      9 My enemies will turn back when I call out to you for help. Then I will know that God is on my side.
      10 I trust in God. I praise his word. I trust in the Lord. I praise his word.
      11 I trust in God. I will not be afraid. What can mere men do to me?
      12 God, I have made promises to you. I will bring my thank offerings to you.
      13 You have saved me from death. You have kept me from tripping and falling. Now I can live with you in the light that leads to life.