Unto thee will I cry , O LORD my rock; be not silent to me: lest, if thou be silenta to me, I become like them that go down into the pit.2Hear the voice of my supplications, when I cry unto thee, when I lift up my hands toward thy holyoracle.3
Draw me not away with the wicked, and with the workers of iniquity, which speakpeace to their neighbours, but mischief is in their hearts.4Give them according to their deeds, and according to the wickedness of their endeavours:give them after the work of their hands;render to them their desert.5
Because they regard not the works of the LORD, nor the operation of his hands, he shall destroy them, and not build them up .
6Blessed be the LORD, because he hath heard the voice of my supplications.7
The LORD is my strength and my shield; my hearttrusted in him, and I am helped : therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth ; and with my song will I praise him.