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