To the leader: with stringed instruments. A Maskil of David, when the Ziphites went and told Saul, “David is in hiding among us.” 1
Save me, O God, by your name, and vindicate me by your might. 2 Hear my prayer, O God; give ear to the words of my mouth.3
For the insolent have risen against me, the ruthless seek my life; they do not set God before them. Selah4
But surely, God is my helper; the Lord is the upholder of c Cn Compare Gk Syr: Heb him who encamps against you my life. 5 He will repay my enemies for their evil. In your faithfulness, put an end to them.6
With a freewill offering I will sacrifice to you; I will give thanks to your name, O LORD, for it is good. 7 For he has delivered me from every trouble, and my eye has looked in triumph on my enemies.
a Cn Compare Gk Syr: Heb him who encamps against you