Psalm 143:1-6 ESV

My Soul Thirsts for You

A Psalm of David.

1 Hear my prayer, O LORD; 1give ear to my pleas for mercy! In your 2faithfulness answer me, in your 3righteousness!

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2 4Enter not into judgment with your servant, for no one living is righteous 5before you.

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3 For the enemy has pursued my soul; 6he has crushed my life to the ground; 7he has made me sit in darkness like those long dead.

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4 Therefore my spirit 8faints within me; my heart within me is appalled.

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5 9I remember the days of old; 10I meditate on all that you have done; I ponder the work of your hands.

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6 11I stretch out my hands to you; 12my soul thirsts for you like 13a parched land. Selah

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