Through My Bible Yr 1 – September 14

Psalm 60 (NIV84)


Through My Bible – September 14

Bible reading based on Psalm 60 (NIV84)

See series: Through My Bible

Psalm 60

For the director of music. To the tune of “The Lily of the Covenant.” A miktam of David. For teaching. When he fought Aram Naharaim and Aram Zobah, and when Joab returned and struck down twelve thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt. [a] [b] [c]

 1 You have rejected us, O God, and burst forth upon us;
       you have been angry-now restore us!

 2 You have shaken the land and torn it open;
       mend its fractures, for it is quaking.

 3 You have shown your people desperate times;
       you have given us wine that makes us stagger.

 4 But for those who fear you, you have raised a banner
       to be unfurled against the bow.
       Selah

 5 Save us and help us with your right hand,
       that those you love may be delivered.

 6 God has spoken from his sanctuary:
       “In triumph I will parcel out Shechem
       and measure off the Valley of Succoth.

 7 Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine;
       Ephraim is my helmet,
       Judah my scepter.

 8 Moab is my washbasin,
       upon Edom I toss my sandal;
       over Philistia I shout in triumph.”

 9 Who will bring me to the fortified city?
       Who will lead me to Edom?

 10 Is it not you, O God, you who have rejected us
       and no longer go out with our armies?

 11 Give us aid against the enemy,
       for the help of man is worthless.

 12 With God we will gain the victory,
       and he will trample down our enemies.

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 60:1 Title: That is, Arameans of Northwest Mesopotamia
  2. Psalm 60:1 Title: That is, Arameans of central Syria
  3. Psalm 60:1 Title: Probably a literary or musical term

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. NIV®. Copyright©1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved.