Lord, hear my prayer. In Your faithfulness listen to my plea, and in Your righteousness answer me.
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Do not bring Your servant into judgment, for no one alive is righteous in Your sight.
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For the enemy has pursued me, crushing me to the ground, making me live in darkness like those long dead.
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My spirit is weak within me; my heart is overcome with dismay.
I remember the days of old; I meditate on all You have done; I reflect on the work of Your hands.
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I spread out my hands to You; I am like parched land before You. Selah
Answer me quickly, Lord; my spirit fails. Don't hide Your face from me, or I will be like those going down to the Pit.
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Let me experience Your faithful love in the morning, for I trust in You. Reveal to me the way I should go, because I long for You.
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Rescue me from my enemies, Lord; I come to You for protection.
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Teach me to do Your will, for You are my God. May Your gracious Spirit lead me on level ground.
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Because of Your name, Yahweh, let me live. In Your righteousness deliver me from trouble,
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and in Your faithful love destroy my enemies. Wipe out all those who attack me, for I am Your servant.
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