41 To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David.
fIn the day of trouble the Lord delivers him;
he is called blessed in the land;
you gdo not give him up to the will of his enemies.
in his illness you restore him to full health.2
4 As for me, I said, “O Lord, hbe gracious to me;
“When will he die, and his name perish?”
6 And when one comes to see me, jhe utters empty words,
while his heart gathers iniquity;
when he goes out, he tells it abroad.
they imagine the worst for me.4
8 They say, “A deadly thing is poured out5 on him;
he will not rise again from where he lies.”
9 Even my kclose friend in whom I trusted,
who late my bread, has lifted his heel against me.
and raise me up, that I may repay them!
11 By this I know that myou delight in me:
my enemy will not shout in triumph over me.
13 rBlessed be the Lord, the God of Israel,
from everlasting to everlasting!
Amen and Amen.
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