1 In aYou, O Lord, I put my trust; Let me never be put to shame.
2 bDeliver me in Your righteousness, and cause me to escape;
cIncline Your ear to me, and save me.
To which I may resort continually;
You have given the ecommandment to save me,
For You are my rock and my fortress.
4 fDeliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked,
Out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man.
5 For You are gmy hope, O Lord God;
You are my trust from my youth.
You are He who took me out of my mother’s womb.
My praise shall be continually of You.
7 iI have become as a wonder to many,
But You are my strong refuge.
8 Let jmy mouth be filled with Your praise
And with Your glory all the day.
Do not forsake me when my strength fails.
And those who lie in wait for my life ktake counsel together,
Pursue and take him, for there is none to deliver him.”
12 lO God, do not be far from me;
O my God, mmake haste to help me!
13 Let them be 3confounded and consumed
Who are adversaries of my life;
Let them be covered with reproach and dishonor
Who seek my hurt.
And will praise You yet more and more.
And Your salvation all the day,
For I do not know their limits.
I will make mention of Your righteousness, of Yours only.
17 O God, You have taught me from my nyouth;
And to this day I declare Your wondrous works.
18 Now also owhen I am old and grayheaded,
O God, do not forsake me,
Until I declare Your strength to this generation,
Your power to everyone who is to come.
You who have done great things;
qO God, who is like You?
20 rYou, who have shown me great and severe troubles,
sShall revive me again,
And bring me up again from the depths of the earth.
And comfort me on every side.
22 Also twith the lute I will praise You—
And Your faithfulness, O my God!
To You I will sing with the harp,
O uHoly One of Israel.
And vmy soul, which You have redeemed.
For they are confounded,
For they are brought to shame
Who seek my hurt.
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