Deliver me from mine enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.
59:3 \59:2\Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody men.
59:4 \59:3\For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not [for] my transgression, nor [for] my sin, O LORD.
59:5 \59:4\They run and prepare themselves without [my] fault: awake to help me, and behold.
59:6 \59:5\Thou therefore, O LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, awake to visit all the heathen: be not merciful to any wicked transgressors. Selah.
59:7 \59:6\They return at evening: they make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.
59:8 \59:7\Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords [are] in their lips: for who, [say they], doth hear?
59:9 \59:8\But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision.
59:10 \59:9\[Because of] his strength will I wait upon thee: for God [is] my defence.
59:11 \59:10\The God of my mercy shall prevent me: God shall let me see [my desire] upon mine enemies.
59:12 \59:11\Slay them not, lest my people forget: scatter them by thy power; and bring them down, O Lord our shield.
59:13 \59:12\[For] the sin of their mouth [and] the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for cursing and lying [which] they speak.
59:14 \59:13\Consume [them] in wrath, consume [them], that they [may] not [be]: and let them know that God ruleth in Jacob unto the ends of the earth. Selah.
59:15 \59:14\And at evening let them return; [and] let them make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.
59:16 \59:15\Let them wander up and down for meat, and grudge if they be not satisfied.
59:17 \59:16\But I will sing of thy power; yea, I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning: for thou hast been my defence and refuge in the day of my trouble.
59:18 \59:17\Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing: for God [is] my defence, [and] the God of my mercy.
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