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Psalm Fifty Six

1:Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me.
2: Mine enemies would daily swallow me up: for they be many that fight against me, O thou most High.
3: What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.
4: In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me.
5: Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil.
6: They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.
7: :Shall they escape by iniquity? in thine anger cast down the people, O God.
8: Thou tellest my wanderings: put thou my tears into thy bottle: are they not in thy book?
9: When I cry unto thee, then shall mine enemies turn back: this I know; for God is for me.
10: In God will I praise his word: in the LORD will I praise his word.
11: In God have I put my trust: I will not be afraid what man can do unto me.
12: Thy vows are upon me, O God: I will render praises unto thee.
13: For thou hast delivered my soul from death: wilt not thou deliver my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?