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Psalm 61 ESV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer; 1 Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer.
2 from the end of the earth I call to you when my heart is faint. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I, 2 From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
3 for you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the enemy. 3 For you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the foe.
4 Let me dwell in your tent forever! Let me take refuge under the shelter of your wings! Selah 4 I long to dwell in your tent forever and take refuge in the shelter of your wings. "Selah"
5 For you, O God, have heard my vows; you have given me the heritage of those who fear your name. 5 For you have heard my vows, O God; you have given me the heritage of those who fear your name.
6 Prolong the life of the king; may his years endure to all generations! 6 Increase the days of the king's life, his years for many generations.
7 May he be enthroned forever before God; appoint steadfast love and faithfulness to watch over him! 7 May he be enthroned in God's presence forever; appoint your love and faithfulness to protect him.
8 So will I ever sing praises to your name, as I perform my vows day after day. 8 Then will I ever sing praise to your name and fulfill my vows day after day.