A Song of Ascents.
1 Unto You aI lift up my eyes,
O You bwho dwell in the heavens.
As the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress,
cSo our eyes look to the Lord our
Until He has mercy on us.
For we are exceedingly filled with contempt.
With the scorn of those who are at ease,
With the contempt of the proud.
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