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57:1 [To the chiefe musician Al-taschith, Michtam of Dauid, when hee fled from Saul in the caue.] Be mercifull vnto mee, O God, be merciful vnto me, for my soule trusteth in thee: yea in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, vntill these calamities bee ouerpast.  
57:2 I will crie vnto God most high: vnto God that perfourmeth all things for mee.  
57:3 Hee shall send from heauen, and saue me from the reproch of him, that would swallow me vp; Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his trueth. Margin Note
57:4 My soule is among lyons, and I lie euen among them that are set on fire: euen the sonnes of men, whose teeth are speares and arrowes, and their tongue a sharpe sword.  
57:5 Be thou exalted, O God, aboue the heauens: let thy glory be aboue all the earth.  
57:6 They haue prepared a net for my steppes, my soule is bowed downe: they haue digged a pit before me, into the midst whereof they are fallen themselues. Selah.  
57:7 My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing, and giue praise. Margin Note
57:8 Awake vp my glory, awake psalterie and harpe; I my selfe will awake early.  
57:9 I will praise thee, O Lord, among the people; I will sing vnto thee among the nations.  
57:10 For thy mercy is great vnto the heauens, and thy trueth vnto the clouds.  
57:11 Be thou exalted, O God, aboue the heauens: let thy glory be aboue all the earth.