A psalm of David. When he fled from his son Absalom.

1 aLORD, how many are my foes! How many rise up against me!
References for Psalms 3:1
    • c 3:1 - In Hebrew texts 3:1-8 is numbered 3:2-9.
      2 Many are saying of me, “God will not deliver him.”b
      References for Psalms 3:2
        • d 3:2 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verses 4 and 8.
          3 But you, LORD, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high.
          References for Psalms 3:3