Parallel Bible results for Psalm 56

New International Reader's Version

New International Version

Psalm 56

NIRV 1 God, show me your favor. Men are chasing me. All day long they keep attacking me. NIV 1 Be merciful to me, O God, for men hotly pursue me; all day long they press their attack. NIRV 2 Those who tell lies about me chase me all day long. Many proud people are attacking me. NIV 2 My slanderers pursue me all day long; many are attacking me in their pride. NIRV 3 When I'm afraid, I will trust in you. NIV 3 When I am afraid, I will trust in you. NIRV 4 I trust in God. I praise his word. I trust in God. I will not be afraid. What can people do to me? NIV 4 In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I will not be afraid. What can mortal man do to me? NIRV 5 All day long they twist my words. They are always making plans to harm me. NIV 5 All day long they twist my words; they are always plotting to harm me. NIRV 6 They get together and hide. They watch my steps. They hope to kill me. NIV 6 They conspire, they lurk, they watch my steps, eager to take my life. NIRV 7 Make sure you don't let them escape. God, bring down the nations in your anger. NIV 7 On no account let them escape; in your anger, O God, bring down the nations. NIRV 8 Write down my poem of sadness. List my tears on your scroll. Aren't you making a record of them? NIV 8 Record my lament; list my tears on your scroll-- are they not in your record? NIRV 9 My enemies will turn back when I call out to you for help. Then I will know that God is on my side. NIV 9 Then my enemies will turn back when I call for help. By this I will know that God is for me. NIRV 10 I trust in God. I praise his word. I trust in the Lord. I praise his word. NIV 10 In God, whose word I praise, in the LORD, whose word I praise-- NIRV 11 I trust in God. I will not be afraid. What can mere men do to me? NIV 11 in God I trust; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me? NIRV 12 God, I have made promises to you. I will bring my thank offerings to you. NIV 12 I am under vows to you, O God; I will present my thank offerings to you. NIRV 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. NIV 13 For you have delivered me from death and my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before God in the light of life.