Psalm 142 GW/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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GOD'S WORD Translation (GW) New International Version (NIV)
1 Loudly, I cry to the LORD. Loudly, I plead with the LORD for mercy. 1 I cry aloud to the LORD; I lift up my voice to the LORD for mercy.
2 I pour out my complaints in his presence and tell him my troubles. 2 I pour out my complaint before him; before him I tell my trouble.
3 When I begin to lose hope, you [already] know what I am experiencing. [My enemies] have hidden a trap for me on the path where I walk. 3 When my spirit grows faint within me, it is you who know my way. In the path where I walk men have hidden a snare for me.
4 Look to my right and see that no one notices me. Escape is impossible for me. No one cares about me. 4 Look to my right and see; no one is concerned for me. I have no refuge; no one cares for my life.
5 I call out to you, O LORD. I say, "You are my refuge, my own inheritance in this world of the living." 5 I cry to you, O LORD; I say, "You are my refuge, my portion in the land of the living."
6 Pay attention to my cry for help because I am very weak. Rescue me from those who pursue me because they are too strong for me. 6 Listen to my cry, for I am in desperate need; rescue me from those who pursue me, for they are too strong for me.
7 Release my soul from prison so that I may give thanks to your name. Righteous people will surround me because you are good to me. 7 Set me free from my prison, that I may praise your name. Then the righteous will gather about me because of your goodness to me.