New International Reader's Version

Psalm 56

Psalm 56

For the director of music. A miktam of David after the Philistines had captured him in Gath. To the tune of “A Dove on Distant Oak Trees.”

Help me, God. Men are chasing me.
    All day long they keep attacking me.
My enemies chase me all day long.
    Many proud people are attacking me.

When I’m afraid,
    I put my trust in you.
I trust in God. I praise his word.
    I trust in God. I am not afraid.
    What can mere people do to me?

All day long they twist my words.
    They are always making plans to destroy me.
They get together and hide.
    They watch my steps.
    They hope to kill me.

Because they are so evil, make sure you don’t let them escape.
    God, bring down the nations in your anger.
Make a record of my sadness.
    List my tears in your book.
    Aren’t you making a record of them?

My enemies will turn back
    when I call out to you for help.
    Then I will know that God is on my side.
10 I trust in God. I praise his word.
    I trust in the Lord. I praise his word.
11 I trust in God. I am not afraid.
    What can mere people do to me?

12 God, I have made promises to you.
    I will bring my thank offerings to you.
13 You have saved me from the darkness of death.
    You have kept me from tripping and falling.
Now I can live with you
    in the light of life.

Chinese Contemporary Bible (Traditional)

詩篇 56

信靠上帝的禱告

大衛作的詩,交給樂長,調用「遠方無聲鴿」,大衛在迦特被非利士人抓住時所作。

1上帝啊,求你憐憫我,
因為仇敵攻擊我,整日迫害我。
我的仇敵整日攻擊我,
許多人狂妄地迫害我。
我害怕的時候,
仍要倚靠你。
我讚美上帝的應許,
我信靠祂,就不懼怕,
區區世人能把我怎樣?
他們整天歪曲我的話,
總是圖謀害我。
他們勾結起來,
暗中監視我的行蹤,
伺機害我。
上帝啊,
不要讓這些作惡的人逃脫,
求你在怒中毀滅他們。
你知道我的哀傷,
你把我的眼淚收在袋中。
我的遭遇都記錄在你的冊子上。
我向你求救的時候,
敵人都落荒而逃。
我知道上帝是我的幫助。
10 我因上帝的應許而讚美祂,
我因耶和華的應許而讚美祂。
11 我信靠上帝,就不懼怕,
區區世人能把我怎樣?
12 上帝啊,
我要恪守向你發的誓言,
獻上感恩祭。
13 因為你救我脫離死亡,
使我沒有跌倒,
讓我可以活在你面前,
沐浴生命之光。