For the director of music. To the tune of “The Lily of the Covenant.” A miktam of David. For teaching. When he fought Aram Naharaim and Aram Zobah, and when Joab returned and struck down twelve thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt.

1 abcdYou have rejected us, God, and burst upon us; you have been angry—now restore us!
References for Psalms 60:1
    • ú 60:1 - In Hebrew texts 60:1-12 is numbered 60:3-14.
    • û 60:1 - Title: Probably a literary or musical term
    • ü 60:1 - Title: That is, Arameans of Northwest Mesopotamia
    • ý 60:1 - Title: That is, Arameans of central Syria
      2 You have shaken the land and torn it open; mend its fractures, for it is quaking.
      References for Psalms 60:2
      3 You have shown your people desperate times; you have given us wine that makes us stagger.
      4 But for those who fear you, you have raised a banner to be unfurled against the bow.e
      References for Psalms 60:4
        • þ 60:4 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here.
          5 Save us and help us with your right hand, that those you love may be delivered.
          References for Psalms 60:5
          6 God has spoken from his sanctuary: “In triumph I will parcel out Shechem and measure off the Valley of Sukkoth.
          References for Psalms 60:6
          7 Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; Ephraim is my helmet, Judah is my scepter.
          References for Psalms 60:7
          8 Moab is my washbasin, on Edom I toss my sandal; over Philistia I shout in triumph.”
          References for Psalms 60:8
          9 Who will bring me to the fortified city? Who will lead me to Edom?
          10 Is it not you, God, you who have now rejected us and no longer go out with our armies?
          References for Psalms 60:10
          11 Give us aid against the enemy, for human help is worthless.
          References for Psalms 60:11
          12 With God we will gain the victory, and he will trample down our enemies.
          References for Psalms 60:12