Psalm 142 English Standard Version (ESV) “You Are My Refuge”ūüēä

Psalm 142¬†English Standard Version (ESV)ūüēä You Are My Refugeūüēä A Maskil of David, when he was in the cave. A Prayer. 142:1 With my voice I¬†cry out to the¬†Lord; ¬†¬†¬†¬†with my voice I¬†plead for mercy to the¬†Lord. 2¬†I¬†pour out my complaint before him; ¬†¬†¬†¬†I tell my trouble before him. 3¬†When my spirit¬†faints within me, ¬†¬†¬†¬†you know my way! In the path where I walk ¬†¬†¬†¬†they have¬†hidden a trap for me. 4¬†Look to the¬†right and see: ¬†¬†¬†¬†there is none who takes notice of me; no refuge remains to me; ¬†¬†¬†¬†no one cares for my soul. 5¬†I cry to you, O¬†Lord; ¬†¬†¬†¬†I say, ‚ÄúYou are my¬†refuge, ¬†¬†¬†¬†my¬†portion in¬†the … Continue reading Psalm 142 English Standard Version (ESV) “You Are My Refuge”ūüēä

Psalm 59 Good News Translation (GNT) A Prayer for Safetyūüēä

Psalm 59¬†Good News Translation (GNT) A Prayer for Safetyūüēä 59:1¬†Save me from my enemies, my God; ¬†¬†¬†¬†protect me from those who attack me! 2¬†Save me from those evil people; ¬†¬†¬†¬†rescue me from those murderers! 3¬†Look! They are waiting to kill me; ¬†¬†¬†¬†cruel people are gathering against me. It is not because of any sin or wrong I have done, 4¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†nor because of any fault of mine, O¬†Lord, ¬†¬†¬†¬†that they hurry to their places. 5¬†Rise,¬†Lord¬†God Almighty, and come to my aid; ¬†¬†¬†¬†see for yourself, God of Israel! Wake up and punish the heathen; ¬†¬†¬†¬†show no mercy to evil traitors! 6¬†They come back in the evening, ¬†¬†¬†¬†snarling like … Continue reading Psalm 59 Good News Translation (GNT) A Prayer for Safetyūüēä

Psalm 94 New King James Version (NKJV) God the Refuge of the Righteous

Psalm 94¬†New King James Version (NKJV) God the Refuge of the Righteous 94:1¬†O¬†Lord¬†God,¬†to whom vengeance belongs‚ÄĒ O God, to whom vengeance belongs, shine forth! 2¬†Rise up, O¬†Judge of the earth; Render punishment to the proud. 3¬†Lord,¬†how long will the wicked, How long will the wicked triumph? 4¬†They¬†utter speech,¬†and¬†speak insolent things; All the workers of iniquity boast in themselves. 5¬†They break in pieces Your people, O¬†Lord, And afflict Your heritage. 6¬†They slay the widow and the stranger, And murder the fatherless. 7¬†Yet they say, ‚ÄúThe¬†Lord¬†does not see, Nor does the God of Jacob understand.‚ÄĚ 8¬†Understand, you senseless among the people; And¬†you¬†fools, when will you be wise? 9¬†He … Continue reading Psalm 94 New King James Version (NKJV) God the Refuge of the Righteous

Psalm 73 English Standard Version (ESV)

Psalm 73¬†English Standard Version (ESV) Psalm 73¬†English Standard Version (ESV) God Is My Strength and Portion ForeverūüĆĻ A Psalm of¬†Asaph. 73:1¬†Truly God is good to¬†Israel, ¬†¬†¬†¬†to those who are¬†pure in heart. 2¬†But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled, ¬†¬†¬†¬†my steps had nearly slipped. 3¬†For I was¬†envious of the arrogant ¬†¬†¬†¬†when I saw the¬†prosperity of the wicked. 4¬†For they have no pangs until death; ¬†¬†¬†¬†their bodies are fat and sleek. 5¬†They are not in trouble as others are; ¬†¬†¬†¬†they are not¬†stricken like the rest of mankind. 6¬†Therefore pride is¬†their necklace; ¬†¬†¬†¬†violence covers them as¬†a garment. 7¬†Their¬†eyes swell out through fatness; ¬†¬†¬†¬†their hearts overflow with follies. … Continue reading Psalm 73 English Standard Version (ESV)