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Psalm 57:1-2 Evangelical Heritage Version (EHV)

Psalm 57

Refuge in the Shadow of Your Wings
(Psalm 57:7-11 parallels Psalm 108:1-5)

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For the choir director. “Do Not Destroy.”[a] By David. A miktam.
When he fled from Saul. In the cave.[b]

The Opening Plea

Have mercy on me, O God,
have mercy on me,
because my soul has taken refuge in you.
In the shadow of your wings I will take refuge
    until destruction has passed by.
I call to God Most High,
to God, who completes his plans for me.[c]

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 57:1 This may be the name of the tune.
  2. Psalm 57:1 The cave at Adullam in 1 Samuel 22 or the cave at En Gedi in 1 Samuel 24
  3. Psalm 57:2 Or avenges me
Evangelical Heritage Version (EHV)

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