Supplication for Help against Enemies
Psalm 86:1 Incline your ear, O LORD, and answer me, for I am poor and needy.
Psalm 86:2 Preserve my life, for I am godly; save your servant who trusts in you. You are my God;
Psalm 86:3 have mercy on me, O Lord, for to you do I cry all the day.
Psalm 86:4 Gladden the soul of your servant, for to you, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.
Psalm 86:5 For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in mercy to all who call on you.
Psalm 86:6 Give ear, O LORD, to my prayer; listen to my cry of supplication.
Psalm 86:7 In the day of my trouble I call on you, for you do answer me.
Psalm 86:8 There is none like you among the gods, O Lord, nor are there any works like yours.
Psalm 86:9 All the nations you have made shall come and bow down before you, O Lord, and shall glorify your name.
Psalm 86:10 For you are great and do wondrous things, you alone are God.
Psalm 86:11 Teach me your way, O LORD, that I may walk in your truth; unite my heart to fear your name.
Psalm 86:12 I give thanks to you, O Lord my God, with my whole heart, and I will glorify your name for ever.
Psalm 86:13 For great is your merciful love toward me; you have delivered my soul from the depths of Sheol.
Psalm 86:14 O God, insolent men have risen up against me; a band of ruthless men seek my life, and they do not set you before them.
Psalm 86:15 But you, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in mercy and faithfulness.
Psalm 86:16 Turn to me and take pity on me; give your strength to your servant, and save the son of your handmaid.
Psalm 86:17 Show me a sign of your favor, that those who hate me may see and be put to shame because you, LORD, have helped me and comforted me.