2 I will cry to the God of heaven who does such wonders for me. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. 17:8; 63:7 And in the shadow of Your wings I will make my refuge, 3 He will send down help from heaven to save me because of his love and his faithfulness. He will rescue me from these liars who are so intent upon destroying me. Their tongues are like swords. 5 Lord, be exalted above the highest heavens! ל־אֻמִּים 57:9 d' kh v aMiym don y zaMer' kh Bal-uMiym 10 Your kindness and love are as vast as the heavens. The Living Bible copyright © 1971 by Tyndale House Foundation. 56 1-2 Lord, have mercy on me; all day long the enemy troops press in. Have mercy on me, my God, have mercy on me, for in you I take refuge. His word is a guarantee for the performance of "all things" that I need. NIV 2 I cry out to God Most High, to God, who vindicates me. Do not destroy. Arise, O harp and lyre! To the chief Musician, Al–taschith, Michtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave. For the music director; set to [ a]Al-tashheth. Psalm 57. 10 For thy mercy is great unto the heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds. God's favours already received are a pledge that he will complete his work of love "upon l[ me." But look! If by the grace of God we are brought into this even, composed frame … Show your glory high above the earth. Psalms 57. Psalm 57:1 - NIV: Have mercy on me, my God, have mercy on me, for in you I take refuge. So many are proud to fight against me; how they long to conquer me. Altaschith, i.e., DESTROY NOT. I will hide beneath the shadow of your wings until this storm is past. Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow … The expression in Psalms 57:4: God sends his truth, is to be compared, and in Psalms 56:4: God I praise, his word. I will take refuge in the shadow of your wings until the disaster has passed. To the tune of “Do Not Destroy.” Of David. I cry out to God Most High, to God, who vindicates me. Selah God shall send forth His mercy and His truth. A [ b]Mikhtam of David, [ c]when he fled from Saul in the cave. The clock must be wound up before it can guide our time; the bird pleaseth not in her nest, but in her notes; the chimes only make music when they are going. For my soul trusts in You; And in the shadow of Your wings I will make my refuge, Until these calamities have passed by. A miktam. a. because I # 57.1 Or my soul have taken refuge in you. And since I … 2 I will cry to the God of heaven who does such wonders for me. EXPLANATORY NOTES AND QUAINT SAYINGS Title. 2 I will cry to the God of heaven who does such wonders for me. Psalm 57 Living Bible (TLB) 57 O God, have pity, for I am trusting you! Be … May your glory shine throughout the earth. 57. 3 He shall send from heaven, and save me from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. To be sung to the tune “Do Not Destroy!” Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy! A David Psalm, When He Hid in a Cave from Saul. Let us therefore beg the Spirit to blow upon our garden, that the spices thereof may flow out, when we set upon this joyous service. The beginning is the earnest of the completion. PSALM 57 OVERVIEW. 4 My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword. He will rescue me from these liars who are so intent upon destroying me. The psalm is in two parts: verses 1-5 and verses 6-11. When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. 7 O God, my heart is quiet and confident. My adversaries pursue me all day long; in their pride many are attacking me. I will hide beneath the shadow of your wings until this storm is past. Psalm 58:1 you give “justice” in exchange for bribes, literally, “you deal out the violence of your hands in the land.” Psalm 58:7 Make their weapons useless in their hands, or “Let them be trodden down and wither like grass.” Psalm 58:10 in the triumph of right, literally, “when he sees the vengeance.” until the hurricane blows over. All rights reserved. 3 He will send down help from heaven to save me because of his love and his faithfulness. 5 Lord, be exalted above the highest heavens! I will hide beneath the shadow of your wings until this storm is past. When he fled from Saul into th… The Living Bible copyright © 1971 by Tyndale House Foundation. Let us greet the dawn with song! 8 Awake up, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early. NIV 3 He sends from heaven and saves me, rebuking those who hotly pursue me—God sends forth his love and his faithfulness. I will sing your praises among the nations. 6 My enemies have set a trap for me. Psalm 57. NIV 1 Have mercy on me, my God, have mercy on me, for in you I take refuge. Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me: The need was so great that David repeated the request. Psalm 56 Living Bible (TLB). He sends orders from heaven and saves me, No wonder I can sing your praises! Then he slew the giant Goliath and was thrust into instant national fame. (To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave.) Commentary on Psalm 57:7-11 (Read Psalm 57:7-11) By lively faith, David's prayers and complaints are at once turned into praises. 2 I will cry unto God most high; unto God that performeth all things for me. Their tongues are like swords. 5 Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; let thy glory be above all the earth. 11 Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens: let thy glory be above all the earth. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. 1-3 Be good to me, God—and now! To the tune of “Do Not Destroy.” Of David. 57 O God, have pity, for I am trusting you! But King Saul’s jealous rage sent David running for his life. This petition is a very sententious prayer, as full as it is brief, and well worthy to be the motto for a sacred song. 8 Rouse yourself, my soul! 2 Be gracious to me, O God, be gracious to me, for in You my soul takes refuge. This Psalm was composed, as the title notes, by David prayer wise, when he hid himself from Saul in the cave, and is inscribed with a double title, Altaschith, Michtam of David. In fact he wrote Psalm 57 out of the depths of just such an experience. When the Philistines had seized him in Gath. 57 O God, have pity, for I am trusting you! A miktam # 57.0 Perhaps inscription of David, when he fled from Saul into the cave. I will take refuge in the shadow of your wings until the disaster has passed. May your glory shine throughout the earth. 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