Psalms 54

The Lord Upholds My Life

To the choirmaster: with a stringed instruments. A Maskil
Probably a musical or liturgical term
of David, c when the Ziphites went and told Saul, “Is not David hiding among us?”

O God, save me by your d name,
and vindicate me by your might.
O God e hear my prayer;
give ear to the words of my mouth.
f For g strangers
Some Hebrew manuscripts and Targum insolent men (compare Psalm 86:14)
have risen against me;
ruthless men i seek my life;
they do not set God before themselves.  Selah
Behold, j God is my helper;
the Lord is the upholder of my life.
He will return the evil to my enemies;
in your k faithfulness l put an end to them.
With a freewill offering I will sacrifice to you;
I will give thanks to your name, O  Lord, m for it is good.
For he has delivered me from every trouble,
and my eye has n looked in triumph on my enemies.
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