and I cried to my God for help.
From his temple he heard my voice,aa
and my cry to him reached his ears.ab
the foundations of the mountains trembled;ac
they shook because he burned with anger.
and consuming fire came from his mouth;
9 He bent the heavens and came down,ae
total darkness beneath his feet.
soaring on the wings of the wind.af
dark storm clouds his canopy around him.ag
12 From the radiance of his presence,ah
his clouds swept onward with hail and blazing coals.
13 The Lord thundered fromJ heaven;
the foundations of the world were exposed,
at your rebuke, Lord,
at the blast of the breath of your nostrils.a
and took hold of me;
he pulled me out of deep water.b
and from those who hated me,
for they were too strong for me.c
but the Lord was my support.d
19 He brought me out to a spacious place;e
he rescued me because he delighted in me.f
according to my righteousness;g
he repaid me
according to the cleanness of my hands.h
and have not turned from my God to wickedness.i
22 Indeed, I let all his ordinances guide meA
and have not disregarded his statutes.j
23 I was blameless toward himk
and kept myself from my iniquity.
according to my righteousness,l
according to the cleanness of my hands in his sight.m
you prove yourself faithful,
with the blameless
you prove yourself blameless,
you prove yourself pure;
but with the crooked
you prove yourself shrewd.n
Lit Indeed, all his ordinances have been in front of me