1 To the chief music-maker; put to Shushan-eduth. Michtam. Of David.
2 60:1For teaching. When he was fighting against Aram-naharaim and Aramzobah, when Joab came back, and put twelve thousand of the Edomites to death, in the Valley of Salt.
3 60:1God, you have put us away from you, you have sent us in all directions, you have been angry; O be turned to us again.
4 60:2By the power of your hand the earth is shaking and broken; make it strong again, for it is moved.
5 60:3You have made the people see hard times; you have given us the wine of shaking for our drink.
6 60:4Give a safe place to those who have fear of you, where they may go in flight from before the bow. (Selah.)
7 60:5So that your loved ones may be made safe, let your right hand be my salvation, and give me an answer.
8 60:6God has said in his holy place, I will be glad: I will make a division of Shechem, and the valley of Succoth will be measured out.
9 60:7Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; and Ephraim is the strength of my head; Judah is my law-giver;
10 60:8Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I put out my shoe; over Philistia will a glad cry be sounded.
11 60:9Who will take me into the strong town? who will be my guide into Edom?
12 60:10Have not you put us away, O God? and you have not gone out with our armies.
13 60:11Give us help in our trouble; for there is no help in man.
14 60:12Through God we will do great things, for through him our haters will be crushed under our feet.