But the Lord delivers the godly; 1 he protects them in times of trouble. 2
Pray to me when you are in trouble! 1 I will deliver you, and you will honor me!” 2
If you faint 1 in the day of trouble, 2 your strength is small! 3
Does God listen to his cry when distress overtakes him?
Surely 1 he rescues me from all trouble, 2 and I triumph over my enemies. 3
for a prostitute is like 1 a deep pit; a harlot 2 is like 3 a narrow well. 4
Like a bad tooth or a foot out of joint, 1 so is confidence 2 in an unfaithful person at the time of trouble. 3
For the bed is too short to stretch out on, and the blanket is too narrow to wrap around oneself. 1
The Lord is good 1 – indeed, 2 he is a fortress 3 in time of distress, 4 and he protects 5 those who seek refuge 6 in him.
The king swore an oath: “As certainly as the Lord lives (he who has rescued me 1 from every danger),
One nation was crushed by another, and one city by another, for God caused them to be in great turmoil. 1
For the music director; a psalm of David. May the Lord answer 2 you 3 when you are in trouble; 4 may the God of Jacob 5 make you secure!
Do not remain far away from me, for trouble is near and I have no one to help me. 1
The ropes of death tightened around me, 1 the snares 2 of Sheol confronted me. I was confronted 3 with trouble and sorrow.
Even when I must walk in the midst of danger, 1 you revive me. You oppose my angry enemies, 2 and your right hand delivers me.
when what you dread 1 comes like a whirlwind, 2 and disaster strikes you 3 like a devastating storm, 4 when distressing trouble 5 comes on you.
When one looks out over the land, he sees 1 distress and darkness, gloom 2 and anxiety, darkness and people forced from the land. 3
Lord, be merciful to us! We wait for you. Give us strength each morning! 1 Deliver us when distress comes. 2
The people cry out, 1 “We have heard reports about them! We have become helpless with fear! 2 Anguish grips us, agony like that of a woman giving birth to a baby!
You have been the object of Israel’s hopes. You have saved them when they were in trouble. Why have you become like a resident foreigner 1 in the land? Why have you become like a traveler who only stops in to spend the night?