To the chief Musician upon Shushan-eduth, Michtam of David, to teach; when he strove with Aram-naharaim and with Aram-zobah, when Joab returned, and smote of Edom in the valley of salt twelve thousand. O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast scattered us, thou hast been displeased; O turn thyself to us again.
Thou hast made the earth to tremble; thou hast broken it: heal its breaches; for it shaketh.
Thou hast shown thy people hard things: thou hast made us to drink the wine of astonishment.
Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.
That thy beloved may be delivered; save [with] thy right hand, and hear me.
God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and measure out the valley of Succoth.
Gilead [is] mine, and Manasseh [is] mine; Ephraim also [is] the strength of my head; Judah [is] my lawgiver;
Moab [is] my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe: Philistia, triumph thou because of me.
Who will bring me [into] the strong city? who will lead me into Edom?
[Wilt] thou not, O God, [who] hadst cast us off? and [thou], O God, [who] didst not go out with our armies?
Give us help from trouble: for vain [is] the help of man.
Through God we shall do valiantly: for he will tread down our enemies.