Prayer for God to judge evildoers and vindicate the righteous.
1–10 Earnest plea to the Lord to destroy David’s enemies
11–18 David’s case against his enemies
19–28 A call for God’s judgment on David’s enemies
- How is the Lord portrayed in verses 1–3?
- How does each of the three stanzas end?
- As you read David’s calls for God to destroy evildoers, keep in mind (1) Israel was God’s chosen nation, (2) God was their king, (3) David was God’s chosen king, (4) attacks against Israel and her king were attacks on God.