Psalm 31:9-18 NIV

9 Be merciful to me, O LORD, for I am in distress;1 my eyes grow weak with sorrow,2 my soul and my body3 with grief.

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10 My life is consumed by anguish4 and my years by groaning;5 my strength fails6 because of my affliction,a7 and my bones grow weak.8

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      11 Because of all my enemies,9 I am the utter contempt10 of my neighbors;11 I am a dread to my friends-- those who see me on the street flee from me.

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      12 I am forgotten by them as though I were dead;12 I have become like broken pottery.

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      13 For I hear the slander13 of many; there is terror on every side;14 they conspire against me15 and plot to take my life.16

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      14 But I trust17 in you, O LORD; I say, "You are my God."

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      15 My times18 are in your hands; deliver me from my enemies and from those who pursue me.

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      16 Let your face shine19 on your servant; save me in your unfailing love.20

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      17 Let me not be put to shame,21 O LORD, for I have cried out to you; but let the wicked be put to shame and lie silent22 in the grave.b

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      18 Let their lying lips23 be silenced, for with pride and contempt they speak arrogantly24 against the righteous.

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