PS 57:1 +
PS 57:2 \57:1\ Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until [these] calamities be overpast.
PS 57:3 \57:2\I will cry unto God most high; unto God that performeth [all things] for me.
PS 57:4 \57:3\He shall send from heaven, and save me [from] the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth.
PS 57:5 \57:4\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.
PS 57:6 \57:5\Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens; [let] thy glory [be] above all the earth.
PS 57:7 \57:6\They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have digged a pit before me, into the midst whereof they are fallen [themselves]. Selah.
PS 57:8 \57:7\My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise.
PS 57:9 \57:8\Awake up, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp: I [myself] will awake early.
PS 57:10 \57:9\I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people: I will sing unto thee among the nations.
PS 57:11 \57:10\For thy mercy [is] great unto the heavens, and thy truth unto the clouds.
PS 57:12 \57:11\Be thou exalted, O God, above the heavens: [let] thy glory [be] above all the earth.