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Psalm 56 TNIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Be merciful to me, my God, for my enemies are in hot pursuit; all day long they press their attack. 1 Be merciful to me, O God, for men hotly pursue me; all day long they press their attack.
2 My adversaries pursue me all day long; in their pride many are attacking me. 2 My slanderers pursue me all day long; many are attacking me in their pride.
3 When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. 3 When I am afraid, I will trust in you.
4 In God, whose word I praise-- in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me? 4 In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I will not be afraid. What can mortal man do to me?
5 All day long they twist my words; all their schemes are for my ruin. 5 All day long they twist my words; they are always plotting to harm me.
6 They conspire, they lurk, they watch my steps, hoping to take my life. 6 They conspire, they lurk, they watch my steps, eager to take my life.
7 Because of their wickedness do not let them escape; in your anger, God, bring the nations down. 7 On no account let them escape; in your anger, O God, bring down the nations.
8 Record my misery; list my tears on your scroll-- are they not in your record? 8 Record my lament; list my tears on your scroll-- are they not in your record?
9 Then my enemies will turn back when I call for help. By this I will know that God is for me. 9 Then my enemies will turn back when I call for help. By this I will know that God is for me.
10 In God, whose word I praise, in the LORD, whose word I praise-- 10 In God, whose word I praise, in the LORD, whose word I praise--
11 in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere human beings do to me? 11 in God I trust; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?
12 I am under vows to you, my God; I will present my thank offerings to you. 12 I am under vows to you, O God; I will present my thank offerings to you.
13 For you have delivered me from death and my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before God in the light of life. 13 For you have delivered me from death and my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before God in the light of life.