(55-1) <Unto the end, for a people that is removed at a distance form the sanctuary: for David, for an inscription of a title (or pillar) when the Philistines held him in Geth.> (55-2) Have mercy on me, O God, for man hath trodden me under foot; all the day long he hath afflicted me fighting against me.
(55-3) My enemies have trodden on me all the day long; for they are many that make war against me.
(55-4) From the height of the day I shall fear: but I will trust in thee.
(55-5) In God I will praise my words, in God I have put my trust: I will not fear what flesh can do against me.
(55-6) All the day long they detested my words: all their thoughts were against me unto evil.
(55-7) They will dwell and hide themselves: they will watch my heel. As they have waited for my soul,