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Psalm 123 NIV

A song of ascents.

1 I lift up my eyes to you, to you who sit enthroned in heaven.

References for Psalms 123:1

2 As the eyes of slaves look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a female slave look to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the LORD our God, till he shows us his mercy.

References for Psalms 123:2

3 Have mercy on us, LORD, have mercy on us, for we have endured no end of contempt.
4 We have endured no end of ridicule from the arrogant, of contempt from the proud.