5 I 1remember the days of old; I 2meditate on all Your doings; I 3muse on the work of Your hands.

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6 I 4stretch out my hands to You; My 5soul longs for You, as a parched land. Selah.

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    • c 143:6 - Lit "weary"
    • d 143:6 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
      7 6Answer me quickly, O LORD, my 7spirit fails; 8Do not hide Your face from me, Or I will become like 9those who go down to the pit.
      8 Let me hear Your 10lovingkindness 11in the morning; For I trust 12in You; Teach me the 13way in which I should walk; For to You I 14lift up my soul.
      9 15Deliver me, O LORD, from my enemies; I take refuge in You.

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        • e 143:9 - Lit "To You have I hidden"
          10 16Teach me to do Your will, For You are my God; Let 17Your good Spirit 18lead me on level ground.

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          11 19For the sake of Your name, O LORD, 20revive me. 21In Your righteousness bring my soul out of trouble.

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          12 And in Your lovingkindness, 22cut off my enemies And 23destroy all those who afflict my soul, For 24I am Your servant.

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