To the Chief Musician. Neginoth. Maschil. A Psalm of David, when the Ziphites came and said to Saul, Does not David hide himself among us?
1 Deliver me, O God, by Your name, and contend for me by Your strength.
2 Hear my prayer, O God; give ear to the words of my mouth.
3 For strangers have risen up against me, and terrible men seek after my soul; they have
not set God before them. Selah.
4 Behold, God is my helper; the Lord is with those who uphold my soul.
5 He will repay evil to my enemies; cut them off in Your truth.
6 I will freely sacrifice unto You; I will praise Your name, O Jehovah, for it is good.
7 For He has delivered me out of all trouble; and my eye has seen its desire upon my