Psalm 123 NIV

A song of ascents.

1 I lift up my eyes to you, to you whose throne1 is 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 maid look to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the LORD 2 our God, till he shows us his mercy.

References for Psalms 123:2

3 Have mercy on us, O LORD, have mercy on us, for we have endured much contempt.
4 We have endured much ridicule from the proud, much contempt from the arrogant.