1 Judge me, O God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation; deliver me from the deceitful and unrighteous man.
References for Psalms 43:1
    • a 43:1 - That is, as often, 'Do me justice.'
    • b 43:1 - Heb. goi lo-chasid, 'nation not-merciful:' see Isa. 1.4 -- contrast to Ps. 86.2: see Ps. 4.3.
      2 For thou art the God of my strength: why hast thou cast me off? why go I about mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?
      3 Send out thy light and thy truth: *they* shall lead me, *they* shall bring me to thy holy mount, and unto thy habitations.
      References for Psalms 43:3
        • c 43:3 - Or 'tabernacles;' and so Ps. 46.4; 84.1; 132.7: see Ex. 25.9; Lev. 26.11.
          4 Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto the God of the gladness of my joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God, my God.
          5 Why art thou cast down, my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God; for I shall yet praise him, [who is] the health of my countenance, and my God.