55:3 Because of the voice of the enemy, Because of the oppression of the wicked; For they cast iniquity upon me, And in anger they persecute me.
55:10 Day and night they go about it upon the walls thereof: Iniquity also and mischief are in the midst of it.
55:12 For it was not an enemy that reproached me; Then I could have borne it: Neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me; Then I would have hid myself from him:
55:15 Let death come suddenly upon them, Let them go down alive into Sheol; For wickedness is in their dwelling, in the midst of them.
55:18 He hath redeemed my soul in peace from the battle that was against me; For they were many `that strove' with me.
55:19 God will hear, and answer them, Even he that abideth of old, Selah `The men' who have no changes, And who fear not God.
55:20 He hath put forth his hands against such as were at peace with him: He hath profaned his covenant.
55:21 His mouth was smooth as butter, But his heart was war: His words were softer than oil, Yet were they drawn swords.
55:22 Cast thy burden upon Jehovah, and he will sustain thee: He will never suffer the righteous to be moved.
55:23 But thou, O God, wilt bring them down into the pit of destruction: Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; But I will trust in thee. Psalm 56 For the Chief Musician; set to Jonath elem rehokim. `A Psalm' of David. Michtam: when the Philistines took him in Gath.