Psalm 57 NRS

1 Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me, for in you my soul takes refuge; in the shadow of your wings I will take refuge, until the destroying storms pass by.
2 I cry to God Most High, to God who fulfills his purpose for me.
3 He will send from heaven and save me, he will put to shame those who trample on me. (Selah) God will send forth his steadfast love and his faithfulness.
4 I lie down among lions that greedily devour a human prey; their teeth are spears and arrows, their tongues sharp swords.

References for Psalms 57:4

    • Ö 57:4 - Cn: Heb [are aflame for]
      5 Be exalted, O God, above the heavens. Let your glory be over all the earth.
      6 They set a net for my steps; my soul was bowed down. They dug a pit in my path, but they have fallen into it themselves. (Selah)
      7 My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast. I will sing and make melody.
      8 Awake, my soul! Awake, O harp and lyre! I will awake the dawn.
      9 I will give thanks to you, O Lord, among the peoples; I will sing praises to you among the nations.
      10 For your steadfast love is as high as the heavens; your faithfulness extends to the clouds.
      11 Be exalted, O God, above the heavens. Let your glory be over all the earth.