Psalms Chapter 60 Bible in Basic English

Psalms 60:1

<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.

Psalms 60:2

By the power of your hand the earth is shaking and broken; make it strong again, for it is moved.

Psalms 60:3

You have made the people see hard times; you have given us the wine of shaking for our drink.

Psalms 60:4

Give a safe place to those who have fear of you, where they may go in flight from before the bow. (Selah.)

Psalms 60:5

So that your loved ones may be made safe, let your right hand be my salvation, and give me an answer.

Psalms 60:6

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.

Psalms 60:7

Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; and Ephraim is the strength of my head; Judah is my law-giver;

Psalms 60:8

Moab is my washpot; over Edom will I put out my shoe; over Philistia will a glad cry be sounded.

Psalms 60:9

Who will take me into the strong town? who will be my guide into Edom?

Psalms 60:10

Have not you put us away, O God? and you have not gone out with our armies.

Psalms 60:11

Give us help in our trouble; for there is no help in man.

Psalms 60:12

Through God we will do great things, for through him our haters will be crushed under our feet.