To the chief Musician upon Shushan-eduth, Michtam of David, to teach; when he strove with Aram-naharaim and with Aram-zobah, when Joab returned, and smote of Edom in the valley of salt twelve thousand.
1 O God, thou hast cast us off, thou hast scattered us, thou hast been displeased; O turn thyself to us again.
2 Thou hast made the earth to tremble; thou hast broken it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shaketh.
3 Thou hast shewed thy people hard things: thou hast made us to drink the wine of astonishment.
4 Thou hast given a banner to them that fear thee, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.
5 That thy beloved may be delivered; save thy right hand, and hear me.
6 God hath spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.
7 Gilead mine, and Manasseh mine; Ephraim also the strength of mine head; Judah my lawgiver;
8 Moab my washpot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe: Philistia, triumph thou because of me.
9 Who will bring me the strong city? who will lead me into Edom?
10 not thou, O God, hadst cast us off? and , O God, didst not go out with our armies?
11 Give us help from trouble: for vain the help of man.
12 Through God we shall do valiantly: for he shall tread down our enemies.