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Psalm 55

Unto the end: over the people that were removed from the sanctuary. By David, for a pillar inscription, when the Philistines held him in Gath.
Be merciful unto me, O God, for man hath trod me down; he fighting all the day long hath oppressed me.
My enemies have trod me down all the day long, for they be many that fight against me from on high.
By day I will not be afraid, but I will hope in Thee.
In God I will praise my words, in God I have put my hope; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me.
All the day long they abhorred my words; all their thoughts were against me for evil.
They will dwell near, and hide themselves; they will mark where I set my heel, as they have waited for my soul.
By no means shalt Thou save them; in wrath shalt Thou cast down the peoples, O God.
I have declared my life unto Thee; Thou hast set my tears in Thy sight.
As also in Thy promise, shall mine enemies be turned back. In whatsoever day I call upon Thee, behold, I know that Thou art my God.

In God will I praise His word; in the Lord will I praise His speech.
In God have I put my hope; I will not be afraid what man can do unto me.
Thy vows are upon me, O God, which I will render in praise of Thee.
For Thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from sliding; that I may be pleasing before the Lord in the light of the living.