A Prayer for Help against the Foe

1081 Prepared is my heart, O God, I sing, yea, I sing praise, also my honour. 2 Awake, psaltery and harp, I awake the dawn. 3 I thank Thee among peoples, O Jehovah, And I praise Thee among the nations. 4 For great above the heavens 'is' Thy kindness, And unto the clouds Thy truth. 5 Be Thou exalted above the heavens, O God, And above all the earth Thy honour.

6 That Thy beloved ones may be delivered, Save 'with' Thy right hand, and answer us. 7 God hath spoken in His holiness: I exult, I apportion Shechem, And the valley of Succoth I measure, 8 Mine 'is' Gilead, mine 'is' Manasseh, And Ephraim 'is' the strength of my head, Judah 'is' my lawgiver, 9 Moab 'is' a pot for my washing, Upon Edom I cast my shoe, Over Philistia I shout habitually. 10 Who doth bring me in to the fenced city? Who hath led me unto Edom? 11 Hast not Thou, O God, cast us off? And Thou goest not out, O God, with our hosts! 12 Give to us help from adversity, And vain is the salvation of man. 13 In God we do mightily, And He doth tread down our adversaries!