For the director of music. A psalm of David. A song.

1 God, hear my cry for help. Listen to my prayer.

References for Psalms 61:1

      2 From a place far away I call out to you. I call out as my heart gets weaker. Lead me to the safety of a rock that is high above me.
      3 You have always kept me safe from my enemies. You are like a strong tower to me.
      4 I long to live in your holy tent forever. There I find safety in the shadow of your wings. "Selah"
      5 God, you have heard my promises. You have given me what belongs to those who worship you.
      6 Add many days to the king's life. Let him live on and on for many years.
      7 May he always enjoy your blessing as he rules. Let your love and truth keep him safe.
      8 Then I will always sing praise to you. I will keep my promises day after day.