against an ungodly people,
from tthe deceitful and unjust man
2 For you are uthe God in whom I take refuge;
why have you vrejected me?
Why do I wgo about mourning
because of the oppression of the enemy?
3 xSend out your light and your truth;
let them lead me;
let them bring me to your yholy hill
and to your zdwelling!
to God my exceeding joy,
and I will praise you with the lyre,
O God, my God.
5 aWhy are you cast down, O my soul,
and why are you in turmoil within me?
bHope in God; for I shall again praise him,
my salvation and my God.
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