Douay Rheims Bible

Psalms 54

The Book of Psalms

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Chapter 55



  Unto the end, for a people that is removed at a distance from the sanctuary for David, for an inscription of a title (or pillar ) when the Philistines held him in Geth.  





  Have mercy on me, O God, for man hath trodden me under foot; all the day long he hath afflicted me fighting against me.  





  My enemies have trodden on me all the day long; for they are many that make war against me.  





  From the height of the day I shall fear: but I will trust in thee.  





  In God I will praise my words, in God I have put my trust: I will not fear what flesh can do against me.  





  All the day long they detested my words: all their thoughts were against me unto evil.  





  They will dwell and hide themselves: they will watch my heel. As they have waited for my soul,  





  for nothing shalt thou save them: in thy anger thou shalt break the people in pieces, O God,  





  I have declared to thee my life: thou hast set my tears in thy sight, As also in thy promise.  





  Then shall my enemies be turned back. In what day soever I shall call upon thee, behold I know thou art my God.  





  In God will I praise the word, in the Lord will I praise his speech. In God have I hoped, I will not fear what man can do to me.  





  In me, O God, are vows to thee, which I will pay, praises to thee:  





  Because thou hast delivered my soul from death, my feet from falling: that I may please in the sight of God, in the light of the living.  



Psalms 56




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