my prayer, O LORD, give ear to my supplications: in thy faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness.
2And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man living
3For the enemy hath persecuted
my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.
4Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed within
me; my heart within me is desolate.
the days of old; I meditate on all thy works; I muse on the work of thy hands.
6I stretch forth my hands unto thee: my soul thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.
7Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, lest I
be like unto them that go down into the pit.
me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for
I lift up my soul unto thee.
O LORD, from mine enemies: I flee unto thee to hide me.
me to do thy will; for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.
11Quicken me, O LORD, for thy name's sake: for thy righteousness' sake bring my
soul out of trouble.
12And of thy mercy cut
off mine enemies, and destroy all them that afflict my soul: for I am thy servant.