1 LORD, how many are my foes! ¶ How many rise up against me!
2 Many are saying of me, "God will not deliver him." [^1]
3 But you, LORD, are a shield around me, ¶ my glory, the One who lifts my head high.
4 I call out to the LORD, and he answers me from his holy mountain.
5 I lie down and sleep; ¶ I wake again, because the LORD sustains me.
6 I will not fear though tens of thousands assail me on every side.
7 Arise, LORD! ¶ Deliver me, my God! ¶ Strike all my enemies on the jaw; ¶ break the teeth of the wicked.
8 From the LORD comes deliverance. ¶ May your blessing be on your people.