Psalms Chapter 57
(Original 1611 KJV Bible)


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1 Dauid in prayer flying vnto God, complaineth of his dangerous case. 7 He incourageth himselfe to praise God.

1 [To the chiefe musician Al-taschith, Michtam of Dauid, when hee fled from Saul in the caue.] Be mercifull vnto mee, O God, be merciful vnto me, for my soule trusteth in thee: yea in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, vntill these calamities bee ouerpast.

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2 I will crie vnto God most high: vnto God that perfourmeth all things for mee.

3 Hee shall send from heauen, and saue me from the reproch of him, that would swallow me vp; Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his trueth.3

4 My soule is among lyons, and I lie euen among them that are set on fire: euen the sonnes of men, whose teeth are speares and arrowes, and their tongue a sharpe sword.

5 Be thou exalted, O God, aboue the heauens: let thy glory be aboue all the earth.

6 They haue prepared a net for my steppes, my soule is bowed downe: they haue digged a pit before me, into the midst whereof they are fallen themselues. Selah.6

7 My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing, and giue praise.7

8 Awake vp my glory, awake psalterie and harpe; I my selfe will awake early.

9 I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people; I will sing vnto thee among the nations.

10 For thy mercy is great vnto the heauens, and thy trueth vnto the clouds.10

11 Be thou exalted, O God, aboue the heauens: let thy glory be aboue all the earth.


Psalms Chapter 57 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):

3 Or, he reproacheth him that would swallow me vp.
6 Psal.7.16. and 9.15.
7 Psal.108. 1. &c. , Or, prepared.
10 Psal. 36. 6. & 108.5.

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