1 gGive ear to my prayer, O God,
and hide not yourself from my plea for mercy!
because of the oppression of the wicked.
For they jdrop trouble upon me,
and in anger they bear a grudge against me.
kthe terrors of death have fallen upon me.
I would fly away and be at rest;
7 nyes, I would wander far away;
I would lodge in the wilderness; Selah