Psalm 143:1-12 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Hear my prayer, O LORD, Give ear to my supplications! Answer me in Your faithfulness, in Your righteousness! 1 O LORD, hear my prayer, listen to my cry for mercy; in your faithfulness and righteousness come to my relief.
2 And do not enter into judgment with Your servant, For in Your sight no man living is righteous. 2 Do not bring your servant into judgment, for no one living is righteous before you.
3 For the enemy has persecuted my soul; He has crushed my life to the ground; He has made me dwell in dark places, like those who have long been dead. 3 The enemy pursues me, he crushes me to the ground; he makes me dwell in darkness like those long dead.
4 Therefore my spirit is overwhelmed within me; My heart is appalled within me. 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 Your doings; I muse 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 stretch out my hands to You; My soul longs for You, as a parched land. Selah. 6 I spread out my hands to you; my soul thirsts for you like a parched land. "Selah"
7 Answer me quickly, O LORD, my spirit fails; Do not hide Your face from me, Or I will become like those who go 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 hear Your lovingkindness in the morning; For I trust in You; Teach me the way in which I should walk; For to You I lift up my soul. 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 Deliver me, O LORD, from my enemies; I take refuge in You. 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; Let Your good 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 For the sake of Your name, O LORD, revive me. In Your righteousness bring my soul out of trouble. 11 For your name's sake, O LORD, preserve my life; in your righteousness, bring me out of trouble.
12 And in Your lovingkindness, cut off my enemies And destroy all those who afflict my soul, For I am Your servant. 12 In your unfailing love, silence my enemies; destroy all my foes, for I am your servant.