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Psalm 13 LEB

For the [music] director. A psalm of David.

Trust in the Salvation of Yahweh

1 How long, O Yahweh? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me?

References for Psalms 13:1

    • a 13:1 - The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm; the English verse number is reduced by one
      2 How long must I take counsel in my soul, [and] sorrow in my heart [all the] day? How long will my enemy be exalted over me?

      References for Psalms 13:2

        • b 13:2 - Hebrew pl.; with a slight modification of the Hebrew this reads "set pains"
          3 Consider [and] answer me, O Yahweh my God. Give light to my eyes lest I sleep [the sleep of] death,

          References for Psalms 13:3

            • c 13:3 - Literally "Look"
              4 [and] lest my enemy should say, "I have overcome him," [lest] my enemies rejoice because I am shaken.
              5 But as for me, I have trusted in your steadfast love. My heart will rejoice in your deliverance.

              References for Psalms 13:5

                • d 13:5 - Or, "loyal love"
                  6 I will sing to Yahweh because he has dealt bountifully with me.

                  References for Psalms 13:6

                    • e 13:6 - In the Hebrew Bible, the previous verse continues

                      Study tools for Psalm 13

                      • a 13:1 - The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm; the English verse number is reduced by one
                      • b 13:2 - Hebrew pl.; with a slight modification of the Hebrew this reads "set pains"
                      • c 13:3 - Literally "Look"
                      • d 13:5 - Or, "loyal love"
                      • e 13:6 - In the Hebrew Bible, the previous verse continues