Amplified Bible

Psalm 56

Supplication for Rescue and Grateful Trust in God.

To the Chief Musician; set to [the tune of] “Silent Dove Among Those Far Away.” A Mikhtam of David. [A record of memorable thoughts] when the Philistines seized him in Gath.

1Be gracious to me, O God, for man has trampled on me;
All day long the adversary oppresses and torments me.

My enemies have trampled upon me all day long,
For they are many who fight proudly against me.

When I am afraid,
I will put my trust and faith in You.

In God, whose word I praise;
In God I have put my trust;
I shall not fear.
What can mere man do to me?

All day long they twist my words and say hurtful things;
All their thoughts are against me for evil.

They attack, they hide and lurk,
They watch my steps,
As they have [expectantly] waited to take my life.

Cast them out because of their wickedness.
In anger bring down the peoples, O God!


You have taken account of my wanderings;
Put my tears in Your bottle.
Are they not recorded in Your book?

Then my enemies will turn back in the day when I call;
This I know, that God is for me.
10 
In God, whose word I praise,
In the Lord, whose word I praise,
11 
In God have I put my trust and confident reliance; I will not be afraid.
What can man do to me?
12 
Your vows are binding upon me, O God;
I will give thank offerings to You.
13 
For You have rescued my soul from death,
Yes, and my feet from stumbling,
So that I may walk before God
In the light of life.

Endagaano Enkadde nʼEndagaano Empya

Zabbuli 56

Ya Mukulu wa Bayimbi. Zabbuli ya Dawudi. Abafirisuuti bwe baamukwatira mu Gaasi.

1Onsaasire, Ayi Katonda, kubanga abalabe bange banjigganya;
    buli lunaku bannumba n’amaanyi.
Abalabe bange bannondoola,
    bangi bannwanyisa nga bajjudde amalala.

Buli lwe ntya,
    neesiga ggwe.
Nditendereza Katonda ne nyweerera mu kigambo kye,
    ye Katonda gwe neesiga; siityenga.
    Abantu obuntu bagenda kunkolako ki?

Olunaku lwonna bye njogera babifuulafuula;
    ebbanga lyonna baba basala nkwe kunkola kabi.
Beekobaana ne bateesa,
    banneekwekerera ne bawuliriza enswagiro zange;
    nga bannindirira banzite.
Tobakkiriza kudduka ne bawona;
    mu busungu bwo, Ayi Katonda, osuule amawanga.

Emirundi gye ntawaanyizibwa nga njaziirana ogimanyi;
    amaziga gange gateeke mu ccupa yo!
    Wagawandiika.
Bwe nkukoowoola,
    abalabe bange nga badduka.
    Kino nkimanyi kubanga Katonda ali ku ludda lwange.

10 Katonda gwe ntendereza olw’ekisuubizo kye;
    Mukama gwe ntendereza olw’ekisuubizo kye;
11 Katonda oyo gwe neesiga, siityenga.
    Abantu bayinza kunkolako ki?

12 Ndituukiriza obweyamo bwange gy’oli, Ayi Katonda;
    ndikuleetera ebirabo eby’okukwebaza.
13 Kubanga emmeeme yange ogiwonyezza okufa.
    Ebigere byange tobiwonyezza okwesittala;
ne ndyoka ntambulira mu maaso ga Katonda
    mu musana nga ndi mulamu?