86:1 Listen1 O Lord! Answer me!
For I am oppressed and needy.
86:2 Protect me,2 for I am loyal!
O my God, deliver your servant, who trusts in you!
86:3 Have mercy on me,3 O Lord,
for I cry out to you all day long!
86:4 Make your servant4 glad,
for to you, O Lord, I pray!5
and show great faithfulness to all who cry out to you.
Pay attention to my plea for mercy!
for you will answer me.
Your exploits are incomparable!8
will come and worship you,9 O Lord.
They will honor your name.
You alone are God.
86:11 O Lord, teach me how you want me to live!10
Then I will obey your commands.11
Make me wholeheartedly committed to you!12
I will honor your name continually!13
86:13 For you will extend your great loyal love to me,14
86:14 O God, arrogant men attack me;17
Give your servant your strength!
Deliver your slave!22
86:17 Show me evidence of your favor!23
Then those who hate me will see it and be ashamed,24
for you, O Lord, will help me and comfort me.25
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