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Shiggaion of David, which he sang unto the LORD, concerning the words of Cush the Benjamite. O LORD my God, in thee do I put my trust: save me from all them that persecute me, and deliver me:

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

7:1 put my trust. Compare Psalm 2:8. David had been grievously slandered by Cush to Saul, it would seem, and this was contributing to Saul’s persecution of David. As with many psalms of this nature, it can also be understood as prophetic of the unjust sufferings of Christ. Nevertheless David maintained his trust in God, as did Christ in His Father. This is often considered one of the imprecatory psalms.

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