This is a song that David wrote for the music leader.
Lord, please help me!
Never let me become ashamed.
You always do what is right
so please save me!
and quickly send help to me.
Lord, be a rock where I can hide.
Be a strong place to keep me safe.
Because of your good name,
lead me and be my guide.
so keep me safe.
Do not let my enemies'
I know that you will save me, Lord,
because you are a God that I can
As for me, I
You see when I have pain.
You know when I am very
You have led me into an open place,
where I can be safe.
so please be kind to me.
My eyes are tired because I weep so much.
My whole body has become very weak.
I am crying with pain as my life comes to an end.
I have so much trouble
that I have no strength at all.
Even my bones have become weak.
My friends insult me.
Everyone who knows me is afraid of me.
They run away when they see me in the street.
I might as well be dead!
They think that I am
like a broken plate.
News from everywhere makes me afraid.
They are deciding together
how to kill me.
I say, ‘You are my God!’
what will happen to me in the future.
Save me from the power of my enemies
and from the people who want to catch me.
and be kind to me!
Keep me safe,
because of your
I am calling out to you for help.
Let them go to their
They speak against people who
While everyone watches,
you bless those who come to you for help.
and you keep them safe with you.
When their enemies want to attack them,
you take care of them.
When their enemies speak
they are safe with you.
When my enemies were all round me,
he showed me that his
‘God is no longer with me!’
But I spoke too soon.
When I called to you for help,
you heard me and you answered me.
If people serve the Lord truly,
he keeps them safe.
But if people are
you should be strong and very brave!