For the director of music. With stringed instruments. A maskil of David. When the Ziphites had gone to Saul and said, “Is not David hiding among us?”

1 abSave me, O God, by your name; vindicate me by your might.

References for Psalms 54:1

    • æ 54:1 - In Hebrew texts 54:1-7 is numbered 54:3-9.
    • ç 54:1 - Title: Probably a literary or musical term
      2 Hear my prayer, O God; listen to the words of my mouth.

      References for Psalms 54:2

          3 Arrogant foes are attacking me; ruthless people are trying to kill me— people without regard for God.c

          References for Psalms 54:3

            • è 54:3 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here.
              4 Surely God is my help; the Lord is the one who sustains me.

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              5 Let evil recoil on those who slander me; in your faithfulness destroy them.

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              6 I will sacrifice a freewill offering to you; I will praise your name, LORD, for it is good.

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              7 You have delivered me from all my troubles, and my eyes have looked in triumph on my foes.

              References for Psalms 54:7