A Psalm of David.
Give ear to my supplications!
In Your faithfulness answer me,
And in Your righteousness.
aFor in Your sight no one living is righteous.
He has crushed my life to the ground;
He has made me dwell in 1darkness,
Like those who have long been dead.
4 bTherefore my spirit is overwhelmed within me;
My heart within me is distressed.
5 cI remember the days of old;
I meditate on all Your works;
I 2muse on the work of Your hands.
dMy soul longs for You like a thirsty land.
My spirit fails!
Do not hide Your face from me,
8 Cause me to hear Your lovingkindness fin the morning,
For in You do I trust;
gCause me to know the way in which I should walk,
For hI lift up my soul to You.
5In You I take shelter.
10 iTeach me to do Your will,
For You are my God;
jYour Spirit is good.
Lead me in kthe land of uprightness.
11 lRevive me, O Lord, for Your name’s sake!
For Your righteousness’ sake bring my soul out of trouble.
And destroy all those who afflict my soul;
For I am Your servant.
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