1 Vindicate ame, O God,
And bplead my cause against an ungodly nation;
Oh, deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man!
Why do You cast me off?
cWhy do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?
3 dOh, send out Your light and Your truth!
Let them lead me;
Let them bring me to eYour holy hill
And to Your 1tabernacle.
To God my exceeding joy;
And on the harp I will praise You,
O God, my God.
5 fWhy are you cast down, O my soul?
And why are you disquieted within me?
Hope in God;
For I shall yet praise Him,
The 2help of my countenance and my God.
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