Psalm 13 CSB

A Plea for Deliverance

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.

1 Lord, how long will You continually forget me? How long will You hide Your face from me?a

References for Psalms 13:1

    • a 13:1 - Ps 89:46; Jb 13:24
      2 How long will I store up anxious concernsb within me, agony in my mind every day? How long will my enemy dominate me?

      References for Psalms 13:2

        • b 13:2 - Or up counsels
          3 Consider me and answer, Lord, my God. Restore brightness to my eyes; otherwise, I will sleep in death,
          4 my enemy will say, "I have triumphed over him," and my foes will rejoice because I am shaken.
          5 But I have trusted in Your faithful love; my heart will rejoice in Your deliverance.
          6 I will sing to the Lord because He has treated me generously.c

          References for Psalms 13:6

            • c 13:6 - Ps 116:7; 142:7