81 rMy soul faints for Your salvation,
But I hope in Your word.
Saying, “When will You comfort me?”
83 For sI have become like a wineskin in smoke,
Yet I do not forget Your statutes.
84 tHow many are the days of Your servant?
uWhen will You execute judgment on those who persecute me?
85 vThe proud have dug pits for me,
Which is not according to Your law.
They persecute me wwrongfully;
But I did not forsake Your precepts.
So that I may keep the testimony of Your mouth.
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