A Plea for Victory
A song. A psalm of David.
1My heart is confident, God;
I will sing; I will sing praises
with the whole of my being.#108:1 Lit praises, even my glory#Ps 59:17; 112:7
2Wake up, harp and lyre!
I will wake up the dawn.#Jdg 5:12; Ps 33:2; 81:2
3I will praise you, Lord, among the peoples;
I will sing praises to you among the nations.#2Sm 22:50; Ps 9:11; 18:49
4For your faithful love is higher than the heavens,
and your faithfulness reaches to the clouds.#Ps 36:5; 103:11; Lm 3:22–23
5God, be exalted above the heavens,#Ps 113:4
and let your glory be over the whole earth.#Ps 57:7–11
6Save with your right hand and answer me
so that those you love may be rescued.#Ps 17:7; 20:6; 138:7
7God has spoken in his sanctuary:#108:7 Or has promised by his holy nature
“I will celebrate!
I will divide up Shechem.#Gn 12:6; 33:18
I will apportion the Valley of Succoth.#Gn 33:17
8Gilead is mine, Manasseh is mine,
and Ephraim is my helmet;#Dt 33:17; Jos 13:31
Judah is my scepter.#Gn 49:10
9Moab is my washbasin;#2Sm 8:2
I throw my sandal on Edom.#2Sm 8:14
I shout in triumph over Philistia.”#2Sm 8:1
10Who will bring me to the fortified city?
Who will lead me to Edom?#Jr 1:18
11God, haven’t you rejected us?
God, you do not march out with our armies.#Ps 44:9
12Give us aid against the foe,
for human help is worthless.#Ps 146:3
13With God we will perform valiantly;#Nm 24:18; Ps 44:5; 118:15–16
he will trample our foes.#Ps 60:5–12