A Morning Prayer of Trust in God
3 1 Lord, how many are my foes! How many rise up against me! 2 Many are saying of me, "God will not deliver him." 3 But you, Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high.
4 I call out to the Lord, and he answers me from his holy mountain. 5 I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the Lord sustains me. 6 I will not fear though tens of thousands assail me on every side. 7 Arise, Lord! Deliver me, my God! Strike all my enemies on the jaw; break the teeth of the wicked. 8 From the Lord comes deliverance. May your blessing be on your people.
46:1 In Hebrew texts 46:1-11 is numbered 46:2-12.
46:1 Title: Probably a musical term
3:1 In Hebrew texts 3:1-8 is numbered 3:2-9.
3:2 The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verses 4 and 8.