Psalm 60:1-9 NIV

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.

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      3 You have shown your people desperate times; you have given us wine that makes us stagger.

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      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.

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          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.

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          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?