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Let me not be put to shame ever.
Deliver me by your righteousness.
Quickly deliver me.
Become my rock of refuge,
⌊a fortified keep⌋b to save me.
So, for the sake of your name,
lead me and guide me.
for you are my refuge.
You have redeemed me, O Yahweh, faithful God.c
but I trust Yahweh.
Because you have seen my misery,
you know the distresses of my life.d
into the hand of the enemy.
You have set my feet in a broad place.
because I have distress.
My eye wastes away because of vexation,
along with my soul and my ⌊body⌋.e
and my years with sighing.
My strength stumbles because of my iniquity,
and my bones waste away.
especially to my neighbors,
and a dread to my acquaintances.
Those who see me in the street flee from me.
12 I have become forgotten like one dead, out of ⌊mind⌋.f
I am like a destroyed vessel.
“Terror on every side!”
When conspiring together against me,
they have plotted to take my life.
I say, “You are my God.”
15 My timesg are in your hand.
Deliver me from the hand of my enemies
and from those who pursue me.
Save me by your loyal love.
Let the wicked be put to shame.
Let them go silentlyh to Sheol.
that speak against the righteousi unrestrained
with arrogance and contempt.
that you have stored up for those who fear you,
that you perform for those who take refuge in you
before the children of humankind.
from the plots of man.
You will hide them in a shelter from the strife of tongues.
because he has worked marvelously his loyal love to me
in a besieged city.
“I am cut off from before your eyes.”
However you heard the voice of my supplications
when I cried to you for help.
Yahweh preserves the faithful
but repays abundantly the one who acts arrogantly.
24 Be strong and let yourj heart show strength,
all you who wait for Yahweh.
Literally “a house of strongholds”
Or “God of truth”
Or “let them with wailing enter”
Or “the innocent one”
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