David prayeth to be delivered from his enemies.
Psalms 59:1 Delyuer me fro myne enemies (o my God) & defende me fro the yt ryse vp agaynst me. Psalms 59:2 O delyuer me fro the wicked doers, & saue me fro the bloudthurstie me. Psalms 59:3 For lo, they lye waytinge for my soule: ye mightie me are gathered together against me, wt out eny offence or faute of me, o LORDE. Psalms 59:4 They rune & prepare the selues, wt out my faute: Arise, come thou helpe me, & beholde. Psalms 59:5 Stode vp o LORDE God of hoostes, thou God of Israel, to vyset all Heithen: be not mercifull vnto the yt offende of malicious wickednesse.
He complaineth of their cruelty.
Psalms 59:6 Sela. Let the go to & fro, & runne aboute the cite youlinge like dogges. Psalms 59:7 Beholde, they speake (agaynst me) wt their mouth, swerdes are vnder their lippes, for who reproueth the?
He trusteth in God.
Psalms 59:8 But thou (o LORDE) shalt haue them in derision, thou shalt laugh all Heithe to scorne. Psalms 59:9 My stregth do I ascrybe vnto the, for thou (o God) art my defender. Psalms 59:10 God sheweth me his goodnesse plenteously, God letteth me se my desyre vpo myne enemies.
He prayeth against them.
Psalms 59:11 Slaye the not, lest my people forget it: but scatre the abrode with thy power & put the downe, o LORDE oure defence. Psalms 59:12 For ye synne of their mouth, for the wordes of their lippes, & because of their pryde, let the be taken: & why? their preachinge is of cursynge & lyes. Psalms 59:13 Cosume them in yi wrath, cosume the yt they maye perish, & knowe yt it is God, which ruleth in Iacob and in all the worlde. Psalms 59:14 Sela. Let the go to & fro, & rune aboute the cite, youlinge like dogges. Psalms 59:15 Let the runne here & there for meate, and grudge when they haue not ynough.
He praiseth God.
Psalms 59:16 As for me, I wil synge of thy power, ad prayse thy mercy betymes in the mornynge: for thou art my defence and refuge in the tyme of my trouble. Psalms 59:17 Vnto the (o my strength) wil I synge, for thou (o God) art my defence, and my merciful God.