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Withholding Wrath

Psalm 57
To the choirmaster: according to Do Not Destroy. A Miktam of David, when he fled from Saul, in the cave.
1  Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me, 
for in you my soul takes refuge; in the shadow of your wings I will take refuge, till the storms of destruction pass by.
2  I cry out to God Most High, to God who fulfills his purpose for me. 
3  He will send from heaven and save me; he will put to shame him who tramples on me. Selah God will send out his steadfast love and his faithfulness!
4  My soul is in the midst of lions; I lie down amid fiery beasts— the children of man, whose teeth are spears and arrows, whose tongues are sharp swords. 
5  Be exalted, O God, above the heavens! Let your glory be over all the earth! 
6  They set a net for my steps; my soul was bowed down. They dug a pit in my way, but they have fallen into it themselves. Selah 
7  My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast! I will sing and make melody! 
8  Awake, my glory! Awake, O harp and lyre! I will…

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