1 tn Or “for.”
2 tn Or “have been.”
3 tn Heb “a strong tower from the face of an enemy.”
4 tn Heb “I will live as a resident alien in your tent permanently.” The cohortative is understood here as indicating resolve. Another option is to take it as expressing a request, “please let me live” (cf. NASB, NRSV).
5 sn I will find shelter in the protection of your wings. The metaphor compares God to a protective mother bird.