A Davidic psalm.
In Your faithfulness listen to my plea,
and in Your righteousness answer me. x
2 Do not bring Your servant into judgment, y
for no one alive is righteous in Your sight. z
crushing me to the ground,
making me live in darkness
like those long dead. a
my heart is overcome with dismay. b
I meditate on all You have done;
I reflect on the work of Your hands. c
my spirit fails. e
Don’t hide Your face from me,
or I will be like those
Your faithful love in the morning,
for I trust in You. g
Reveal to me the way I should go
because I long for You. h
for You are my God. k
May Your gracious Spirit
lead me on level ground. l
11 Because of Your name, * Yahweh,
let me live.
In Your righteousness deliver me from trouble, m
Wipe out all those who attack me,
for I am Your servant. n
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