|Ps 56:1 Be gracious to me, O God, for man has trampled upon me;
Fighting all day long he oppresses me.
|Ps 56:2 My foes have trampled upon me all day long,
For they are many who fight proudly against me.
|Ps 56:3 When I am afraid,
I will put my trust in You.
|Ps 56:4 In God, whose word I praise,
In God I have put my trust;
I shall not be afraid.
What can mere man do to me?
|Ps 56:5 All day long they distort my words;
All their thoughts are against me for evil.
|Ps 56:6 They attack, they lurk,
They watch my steps,
As they have waited to take my life.
|Ps 56:7 Because of wickedness, cast them forth,
In anger put down the peoples, O God!
|Ps 56:8 ¶ You have taken account of my wanderings;
Put my tears in Your bottle.
Are they not in Your book?
|Ps 56:9 Then my enemies will turn back in the day when I call;
This I know, that God is for me.
|Ps 56:10 In God, whose word I praise,
In the LORD, whose word I praise,
|Ps 56:11 In God I have put my trust, I shall not be afraid.
What can man do to me?
|Ps 56:12 Your vows are binding upon me, O God;
I will render thank offerings to You.
|Ps 56:13 For You have delivered my soul from death,
Indeed my feet from stumbling,
So that I may walk before God
In the light of the living.