come quickly, Lord, to help me.b
2 May those who want to take my lifec
be put to shame and confusion;
may all who desire my ruin
be turned back in disgrace.d
3 May those who say to me, “Aha! Aha!”e
turn back because of their shame.
4 But may all who seek youf
rejoice and be gladg in you;
may those who long for your saving help always say,
“The Lord is great!”h
5 But as for me, I am poor and needy;i
come quickly to me,j O God.
Lord, do not delay.m
1 In you, Lord, I have taken refuge;n
let me never be put to shame.o
turn your earp to me and save me.
to which I can always go;
give the command to save me,
for you are my rock and my fortress.q
from the grasp of those who are evil and cruel.t
5 For you have been my hope,u Sovereign Lord,
my confidencev since my youth.
6 From birthw I have relied on you;
you brought me forth from my mother’s womb.x
I will ever praisey you.
7 I have become a signz to many;
you are my strong refuge.a
8 My mouthb is filled with your praise,
declaring your splendorc all day long.
do not forsakef me when my strength is gone.
10 For my enemiesg speak against me;
11 They say, “God has forsakenj him;
pursue him and seize him,
for no one will rescuek him.”
12 Do not be farl from me, my God;
come quickly, God, to helpm me.
may those who want to harm me
be covered with scorn and disgrace.p
14 As for me, I will always have hope;q
I will praise you more and more.
of your saving acts all day long—
though I know not how to relate them all.
16 I will come and proclaim your mighty acts,t Sovereign Lord;
I will proclaim your righteous deeds, yours alone.
17 Since my youth, God, you have taughtu me,
and to this day I declare your marvelous deeds.v
18 Even when I am old and gray,w
do not forsake me, my God,
till I declare your powerx to the next generation,
your mighty acts to all who are to come.y
19 Your righteousness, God, reaches to the heavens,z
you who have done great things.a
Who is like you, God?b
20 Though you have made me see troubles,c
many and bitter,
you will restored my life again;
from the depths of the earthe
you will again bring me up.
21 You will increase my honorf
and comfortg me once more.
22 I will praise you with the harph
for your faithfulness, my God;
I will sing praise to you with the lyre,i
Holy One of Israel.j
23 My lips will shout for joyk
when I sing praise to you—
I whom you have delivered.l
all day long,m
for those who wanted to harm men
have been put to shame and confusion.o
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