Day 12 Psalms and Proverbs Reading – Psalms 56-60 and Proverbs 12
(Ps 56:1 [AKJV])
Be merciful to me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresses me.
(Ps 56:2 [AKJV])
My enemies would daily swallow me up: for they be many that fight against me, O you most High.
(Ps 56:3 [AKJV])
What time I am afraid, I will trust in you.
(Ps 56:4 [AKJV])
In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do to me.
(Ps 56:5 [AKJV])
Every day they wrest my words: all their thoughts are against me for evil.
(Ps 56:6 [AKJV])
They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.
(Ps 56:7 [AKJV])
Shall they escape by iniquity? in your anger cast down the people, O God.
(Ps 56:8 [AKJV])
You tell my wanderings: put you my tears into your bottle: are they not in your book?
(Ps 56:9 [AKJV])
When I cry to you, then shall my enemies turn back: this I know; for God is for me.
(Ps 56:10 [AKJV])
In God will I praise his word: in the LORD will I praise his word.
(Ps 56:11 [AKJV])
In God have I put my trust: I will not be afraid what man can do to me.
(Ps 56:12 [AKJV])
Your vows are on me, O God: I will render praises to you.
(Ps 56:13 [AKJV])
For you have delivered my soul from death: will not you deliver my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?
(Ps 57:1 [AKJV])
Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me: for my soul trusts in you: yes, in the shadow of your wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be over.
(Ps 57:2 [AKJV])
I will cry to God most high; to God that performes all things for me.
(Ps 57:3 [AKJV])
He shall send from heaven, and save me from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth.
(Ps 57:4 [AKJV])
My soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.
(Ps 57:5 [AKJV])
Be you exalted, O God, above the heavens; let your glory be above all the earth.
(Ps 57:6 [AKJV])
They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have dig a pit before me, into the middle whereof they are fallen themselves. Selah.
(Ps 57:7 [AKJV])
My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise.
(Ps 57:8 [AKJV])
Awake up, my glory; awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early.
(Ps 57:9 [AKJV])
I will praise you, O Lord, among the people: I will sing to you among the nations.
(Ps 57:10 [AKJV])
For your mercy is great to the heavens, and your truth to the clouds.
(Ps 57:11 [AKJV])
Be you exalted, O God, above the heavens: let your glory be above all the earth.
(Ps 58:1 [AKJV])
Do you indeed speak righteousness, O congregation? do you judge uprightly, O you sons of men?
(Ps 58:2 [AKJV])
Yes, in heart you work wickedness; you weigh the violence of your hands in the earth.
(Ps 58:3 [AKJV])
The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies.
(Ps 58:4 [AKJV])
Their poison is like the poison of a serpent: they are like the deaf adder that stops her ear;
(Ps 58:5 [AKJV])
Which will not listen to the voice of charmers, charming never so wisely.
(Ps 58:6 [AKJV])
Break their teeth, O God, in their mouth: break out the great teeth of the young lions, O LORD.
(Ps 58:7 [AKJV])
Let them melt away as waters which run continually: when he bends his bow to shoot his arrows, let them be as cut in pieces.
(Ps 58:8 [AKJV])
As a snail which melts, let every one of them pass away: like the untimely birth of a woman, that they may not see the sun.
(Ps 58:9 [AKJV])
Before your pots can feel the thorns, he shall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in his wrath.
(Ps 58:10 [AKJV])
The righteous shall rejoice when he sees the vengeance: he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.
(Ps 58:11 [AKJV])
So that a man shall say, Truly there is a reward for the righteous: truly he is a God that judges in the earth.
(Ps 59:1 [AKJV])
Deliver me from my enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.
(Ps 59:2 [AKJV])
Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody men.
(Ps 59:3 [AKJV])
For, see, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O LORD.
(Ps 59:4 [AKJV])
They run and prepare themselves without my fault: awake to help me, and behold.
(Ps 59:5 [AKJV])
You therefore, O LORD God of hosts, the God of Israel, awake to visit all the heathen: be not merciful to any wicked transgressors. Selah.
(Ps 59:6 [AKJV])
They return at evening: they make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.
(Ps 59:7 [AKJV])
Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords are in their lips: for who, say they, does hear?
(Ps 59:8 [AKJV])
But you, O LORD, shall laugh at them; you shall have all the heathen in derision.
(Ps 59:9 [AKJV])
Because of his strength will I wait on you: for God is my defense.
(Ps 59:10 [AKJV])
The God of my mercy shall prevent me: God shall let me see my desire on my enemies.
(Ps 59:11 [AKJV])
Slay them not, lest my people forget: scatter them by your power; and bring them down, O Lord our shield.
(Ps 59:12 [AKJV])
For the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips let them even be taken in their pride: and for cursing and lying which they speak.
(Ps 59:13 [AKJV])
Consume them in wrath, consume them, that they may not be: and let them know that God rules in Jacob to the ends of the earth. Selah.
(Ps 59:14 [AKJV])
And at evening let them return; and let them make a noise like a dog, and go round about the city.
(Ps 59:15 [AKJV])
Let them wander up and down for meat, and grudge if they be not satisfied.
(Ps 59:16 [AKJV])
But I will sing of your power; yes, I will sing aloud of your mercy in the morning: for you have been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble.
(Ps 59:17 [AKJV])
To you, O my strength, will I sing: for God is my defense, and the God of my mercy.
(Ps 60:1 [AKJV])
O God, you have cast us off, you have scattered us, you have been displeased; O turn yourself to us again.
(Ps 60:2 [AKJV])
You have made the earth to tremble; you have broken it: heal the breaches thereof; for it shakes.
(Ps 60:3 [AKJV])
You have showed your people hard things: you have made us to drink the wine of astonishment.
(Ps 60:4 [AKJV])
You have given a banner to them that fear you, that it may be displayed because of the truth. Selah.
(Ps 60:5 [AKJV])
That your beloved may be delivered; save with your right hand, and hear me.
(Ps 60:6 [AKJV])
God has spoken in his holiness; I will rejoice, I will divide Shechem, and mete out the valley of Succoth.
(Ps 60:7 [AKJV])
Gilead is mine, and Manasseh is mine; Ephraim also is the strength of my head; Judah is my lawgiver;
(Ps 60:8 [AKJV])
Moab is my wash pot; over Edom will I cast out my shoe: Philistia, triumph you because of me.
(Ps 60:9 [AKJV])
Who will bring me into the strong city? who will lead me into Edom?
(Ps 60:10 [AKJV])
Will not you, O God, which had cast us off? and you, O God, which did not go out with our armies?
(Ps 60:11 [AKJV])
Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man.
(Ps 60:12 [AKJV])
Through God we shall do valiantly: for he it is that shall tread down our enemies.
(Prov 12:1 [AKJV])
Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge: but he that hates reproof is brutish.
(Prov 12:2 [AKJV])
A good man obtains favor of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.
(Prov 12:3 [AKJV])
A man shall not be established by wickedness: but the root of the righteous shall not be moved.
(Prov 12:4 [AKJV])
A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that makes ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.
(Prov 12:5 [AKJV])
The thoughts of the righteous are right: but the counsels of the wicked are deceit.
(Prov 12:6 [AKJV])
The words of the wicked are to lie in wait for blood: but the mouth of the upright shall deliver them.
(Prov 12:7 [AKJV])
The wicked are overthrown, and are not: but the house of the righteous shall stand.
(Prov 12:8 [AKJV])
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom: but he that is of a perverse heart shall be despised.
(Prov 12:9 [AKJV])
He that is despised, and has a servant, is better than he that honors himself, and lacks bread.
(Prov 12:10 [AKJV])
A righteous man regards the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
(Prov 12:11 [AKJV])
He that tills his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that follows vain persons is void of understanding.
(Prov 12:12 [AKJV])
The wicked desires the net of evil men: but the root of the righteous yields fruit.
(Prov 12:13 [AKJV])
The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble.
(Prov 12:14 [AKJV])
A man shall be satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth: and the recompense of a man’s hands shall be rendered to him.
(Prov 12:15 [AKJV])
The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that listens to counsel is wise.
(Prov 12:16 [AKJV])
A fool’s wrath is presently known: but a prudent man covers shame.
(Prov 12:17 [AKJV])
He that speaks truth shows forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.
(Prov 12:18 [AKJV])
There is that speaks like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.
(Prov 12:19 [AKJV])
The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment.
(Prov 12:20 [AKJV])
Deceit is in the heart of them that imagine evil: but to the counsellors of peace is joy.
(Prov 12:21 [AKJV])
There shall no evil happen to the just: but the wicked shall be filled with mischief.
(Prov 12:22 [AKJV])
Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.
(Prov 12:23 [AKJV])
A prudent man conceals knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaims foolishness.
(Prov 12:24 [AKJV])
The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.
(Prov 12:25 [AKJV])
Heaviness in the heart of man makes it stoop: but a good word makes it glad.
(Prov 12:26 [AKJV])
The righteous is more excellent than his neighbor: but the way of the wicked seduces them.
(Prov 12:27 [AKJV])
The slothful man roasts not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.
(Prov 12:28 [AKJV])
In the way of righteousness is life: and in the pathway thereof there is no death.