and he turned to me and heard my cry for help.o
2 He brought me up from a desolateA pit,
out of the muddy clay,p
and set my feet on a rock,
making my steps secure.q
a hymn of praise to our God.r
Many will see and fear,
and they will trust in the Lord.s
who has put his trust in the Lord
and has not turned to the proud
or to those who run after lies!t
your wondrous works and your plans for us;
none can compare with you.
If I were to report and speak of them,
they are more than can be told.u
you open my ears to listen.B
You do not ask for a whole burnt offering or a sin offering.v
in the scroll it is written about me.w
8 I delight to do your will, my God,x
and your instruction is deep within me.”y
see, I do not keep my mouth closedC—
as you know, Lord.z
I spoke about your faithfulness and salvation;
I did not conceal your constant love and truth
from the great assembly.aa
11 Lord, you do notD withhold your compassion from me.
Your constant love and truth will always guard me.ab
my iniquities have overtaken me; I am unable to see.
and my courage leaves me.a
hurry to help me, Lord.b
be disgraced and confounded.
Let those who wish me harm
be turned back and humiliated.c
be appalled because of their shame.d
let those who love your salvation continually say,
“The Lord is great!”e
may the Lord think of me.
You are my helper and my deliverer;
my God, do not delay.f
Lit you hollow out ears for me
Lit not restrain my lips
Or Lord, do not
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