Indeed, 2 look at how your enemies perish!
All the evildoers are scattered!
I am covered 4 with fresh oil.
I hear the defeated cries of the evil foes who attacked me. 6
1 tn Or “for.”
2 tn Or “for.”
4 tn The Hebrew verb בָּלַל (balal) usually has the nuance “to mix.” Here it seems to mean “to smear” or “to anoint.” Some emend the form to בַּלֹּתַנִי (ballotaniy; a second person form of the verb with a first person suffix) and read, “you anoint me.”
6 tn Heb “those who rise up against me, evil [foes], my ears hear.”