To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.
aHow long will You hide Your face from me?
Having sorrow in my heart daily?
How long will my enemy be exalted over me?
bEnlighten my eyes,
cLest I sleep the sleep of death;
“I have prevailed against him”;
Lest those who trouble me rejoice when I am moved.
My heart shall rejoice in Your salvation.
Because He has dealt bountifully with me.
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