The title Michtam is best understood as golden , though others think it is related to a word meaning to cover, implying necessary secrecy in a time of crisis. "* A Michtam of David when the Philistines captured him in Gath. A miktam. A Michtam of David when the Philistines captured him in Gath. Like Psalm 16 and the next four psalms, Psalm 56 is called A Michtam of David. Be Merciful to Me, God (1 Samuel 21:10-15; Psalm 34:1-22; Psalm 52:1-9)1 {To the chief Musician upon Jonathelemrechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath.} My enemies would hound me all... Read verse in New King James Version Prayer for Relief from Tormentors. To the Chief Musician. To the tune of “A Dove on Distant Oaks.” Of David. Be merciful to me, O God, for man would swallow me up; Fighting all day he oppresses me. Set to “The Silent Dove in Distant Lands.” A Michtam of David when the Philistines captured him in Gath. Psalms 56:1 [To the chief Musician H5329 upon Jonathelemrechokim, H3128 Michtam H4387 of David, H1732 when the Philistines H6430 took H270 him in Gath.] Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me … 2 Mine enemies would daily swallow me up: for they … Set to 'The Silent Dove in Distant Lands.' Be merciful to me, my God, for my enemies are in hot pursuit; all day long they press their attack. Psalms chapter 56 KJV (King James Version) 1 (To the chief Musician upon Jonathelemrechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath.) Set to “The Silent Dove in Distant Lands.” A Michtam of David when the Philistines captured him in Gath. Psalm 56 - To the Chief Musician. Fighting all day he oppresses me. 4 In God (I will praise His word), In God I have put my trust; I will not fear. Be merciful to me, O God, for man would swallow me up; Fighting all day he oppresses me. My adversaries pursue me all day long; in their pride many are attacking me. Be merciful to me, O God, for man would swallow me up; Fighting all day he oppresses me. Set to 'The Silent Dove in Distant Lands.' Psalm 56 New King James Version (NKJV) Prayer for Relief from Tormentors To the Chief Musician. Psalm 56 - [[To the chief Musician upon Jonathelemrechokim, Michtam of David, when the Philistines took him in Gath.]] What can flesh do to me? Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me. H1661 Be merciful H2603 unto me, O God: H430 for man H582 would swallow me up H7602 ; he fighting H3898 daily H3117 oppresseth H3905 me. Psalm 56: To the Chief Musician. Set to 1 “The Silent Dove in Distant Lands.” A Michtam of David When the a Philistines Captured Him in Gath.. 1 Be b merciful to me, O God, for man would swallow me up;. 2 My enemies would c hound me all day,. Psalm 56. When I … Set to "The Silent Dove in Distant Lands. When the Philistines had seized him in Gath. 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