O LORD, I have so many enemies; so many are against me.
So many are saying, "God will never rescue him!" Interlude a3
But you, O LORD, are a shield around me, my glory, and the one who lifts my head high.
I cried out to the LORD, and he answered me from his holy mountain. Interlude
I lay down and slept. I woke up in safety, for the LORD was watching over me.
I am not afraid of ten thousand enemies who surround me on every side.
Arise, O LORD! Rescue me, my God! Slap all my enemies in the face! Shatter the teeth of the wicked!
Victory comes from you, O LORD. May your blessings rest on your people. Interlude
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)