A Psalm of David, when he fled from his son Absalom.
1 O Jehovah, how my adversaries have increased! Many are they who rise up against
2 Many are saying of my soul, There is no deliverance for him in God. Selah.
3 But You, O Jehovah, are a shield for me; my glory, the One who lifts up my head.
4 I cried unto Jehovah with my voice, and He heard me out of His holy hill. Selah.
5 I lay down and slept. I awoke, for Jehovah sustained me.
6 I am not afraid of ten thousands of people who have set themselves against me all
7 Arise, O Jehovah; deliver me, O my God; for You have struck all my enemies on the
cheekbone. You have broken the teeth of the wicked.
8 Salvation belongs to Jehovah. Your blessing is on Your people. Selah.