A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son.
1Lord, how my foes have multiplied!
Many rise up against me!
2#Ps 63:1; 84:2 Many are saying about my life,
“There is no help for him in God.” Selah#Musical term for a pause or change in the music.
3#Ps 79:10; 80:5 But You, O Lord, are a shield for me,
my glory and the One who raises up my head.
4#Isa 30:29; Ps 62:8 I cried to the Lord with my voice,
and He answered me from His holy hill. Selah
5#Ps 42:11; 43:5 I lay down and slept;
I awoke, for the Lord sustained me.
6#2Sa 17:22; Dt 3:8–9 I will not be afraid of multitudes of people
who have set themselves against me all around.
7#Ps 88:7; Jnh 2:3 Arise, O Lord;
save me, O my God!
For You have struck all my enemies on the cheek;
You have broken the teeth of the wicked.
8#Job 35:10; Ps 63:6 Salvation belongs to the Lord.
Your blessing is on Your people. Selah