Psalm 143:1-6 CSB

A Cry for Help

A Davidic psalm.

1 Lord, hear my prayer. In Your faithfulness listen to my plea, and in Your righteousness answer me.

References for Psalms 143:1

      2 Do not bring Your servant into judgment,a for no one alive is righteous in Your sight.b

      References for Psalms 143:2

          3 For the enemy has pursued me, crushing me to the ground, making me live in darkness like those long dead.c

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              4 My spirit is weak within me; my heart is overcome with dismay.
              5 I remember the days of old; I meditate on all You have done; I reflect on the work of Your hands.d

              References for Psalms 143:5

                • d 143:5 - Ps 77:12; 119:15; 145:5
                  6 I spread out my hands to You; I am like parched land before You. Selah