52 Those who were my enemies without cause hunted me like a bird.
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53 They tried to end my life in a pit and threw stones at me;
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54 the waters closed over my head, and I thought I was about to perish.
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55 I called on your name, LORD, from the depths of the pit.
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56 You heard my plea: “Do not close your ears to my cry for relief.”
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57 You came near when I called you, and you said, “Do not fear.”
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58 You, Lord, took up my case; you redeemed my life.
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59 LORD, you have seen the wrong done to me. Uphold my cause!
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60 You have seen the depth of their vengeance, all their plots against me.
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61 LORD, you have heard their insults, all their plots against me—
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62 what my enemies whisper and mutter against me all day long.
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