Category Archives: Psalms

Psalm 61:1-8

To the Chief Musician. On a stringed instrument. A Psalm of David. 1 Hear my cry, O God; Attend to my prayer. 2 From the end of the earth I will cry to You, When my heart is overwhelmed; Lead … Continue reading

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Psalm 60:1-12

To the Chief Musician. Set to “Lily of the Testimony.” A Michtam of David. For teaching. When he fought against Mesopotamia and Syria of Zobah, and Joab returned and killed twelve thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt. 1 O … Continue reading

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Psalm 59:1-17

To the Chief Musician. Set to “Do Not Destroy.” A Michtam of David when Saul sent men, and they watched the house in order to kill him. 1 Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; Defend me from those … Continue reading

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Psalm 58:1-11

To the Chief Musician. Set to “Do Not Destroy.” A Michtam of David. 1 Do you indeed speak righteousness, you silent ones? Do you judge uprightly, you sons of men? 2 No, in heart you work wickedness; You weigh out … Continue reading

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Psalm 57:1-11

To the Chief Musician. Set to “Do Not Destroy.” A Michtam of David when he fled from Saul into the cave. 1 Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me! For my soul trusts in You; And in … Continue reading

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Psalm 56:1-13

To the Chief Musician. Set to “The Silent Dove in Distant Lands.” A Michtam of David when the Philistines captured him in Gath. 1 Be merciful to me, O God, for man would swallow me up; Fighting all day he … Continue reading

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Psalm 55:1-23

To the Chief Musician. With stringed instruments. A Contemplation of David. 1 Give ear to my prayer, O God, And do not hide Yourself from my supplication. 2 Attend to me, and hear me; I am restless in my complaint, and … Continue reading

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Psalm 54:1-7

To the Chief Musician. With stringed instruments. A Contemplation of David when the Ziphites went and said to Saul, “Is David not hiding with us?” 1 Save me, O God, by Your name, And vindicate me by Your strength. 2 Hear … Continue reading

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Psalm 53:1-6

To the Chief Musician. Set to “Mahalath.” A Contemplation of David. 1 The fool has said in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, and have done abominable iniquity; There is none who does good. 2 God looks down … Continue reading

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Psalm 52:1-9

To the Chief Musician. A Contemplation of David when Doeg the Edomite went and told Saul, and said to him, “David has gone to the house of Ahimelech.” 1 Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man? The goodness … Continue reading

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