Psalm 143 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Lord, hear my prayer. In Your faithfulness listen to my plea, and in Your righteousness answer me. 1 O LORD, hear my prayer, listen to my cry for mercy; in your faithfulness and righteousness come to my relief.
2 Do not bring Your servant into judgment, for no one alive is righteous in Your sight. 2 Do not bring your servant into judgment, for no one living is righteous before you.
3 For the enemy has pursued me, crushing me to the ground, making me live in darkness like those long dead. 3 The enemy pursues me, he crushes me to the ground; he makes me dwell in darkness like those long dead.
4 My spirit is weak within me; my heart is overcome with dismay. 4 So my spirit grows faint within me; my heart within me is dismayed.
5 I remember the days of old; I meditate on all You have done; I reflect on the work of Your hands. 5 I remember the days of long ago; I meditate on all your works and consider what your hands have done.
6 I spread out my hands to You; I am like parched land before You. Selah 6 I spread out my hands to you; my soul thirsts for you like a parched land. "Selah"
7 Answer me quickly, Lord; my spirit fails. Don't hide Your face from me, or I will be like those going down to the Pit. 7 Answer me quickly, O LORD; my spirit fails. Do not hide your face from me or I will be like those who go down to the pit.
8 Let me experience Your faithful love in the morning, for I trust in You. Reveal to me the way I should go, because I long for You. 8 Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.
9 Rescue me from my enemies, Lord; I come to You for protection. 9 Rescue me from my enemies, O LORD, for I hide myself in you.
10 Teach me to do Your will, for You are my God. May Your gracious Spirit lead me on level ground. 10 Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground.
11 Because of Your name, Yahweh, let me live. In Your righteousness deliver me from trouble, 11 For your name's sake, O LORD, preserve my life; in your righteousness, bring me out of trouble.
12 and in Your faithful love destroy my enemies. Wipe out all those who attack me, for I am Your servant. 12 In your unfailing love, silence my enemies; destroy all my foes, for I am your servant.