Parallel Bible results for Psalm 123

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Psalm 123

MSG 1 I look to you, heaven-dwelling God, look up to you for help. NIV 1 I lift up my eyes to you, to you whose throne is in heaven. MSG 2 Like servants, alert to their master's commands, like a maiden attending her lady, We're watching and waiting, holding our breath, awaiting your word of mercy. NIV 2 As the eyes of slaves look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a maid look to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the LORD our God, till he shows us his mercy. MSG 3 Mercy, God, mercy! We've been kicked around long enough, NIV 3 Have mercy on us, O LORD, have mercy on us, for we have endured much contempt. MSG 4 Kicked in the teeth by complacent rich men, kicked when we're down by arrogant brutes. NIV 4 We have endured much ridicule from the proud, much contempt from the arrogant.