Psalm 31:3-13 NIV

3 Since you are my rock and my fortress,1 for the sake of your name2 lead and guide me.

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4 Free me from the trap3 that is set for me, for you are my refuge.4

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5 Into your hands I commit my spirit;5 redeem me, O LORD, the God of truth.6

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6 I hate those who cling to worthless idols;7 I trust in the LORD.8

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7 I will be glad and rejoice in your love, for you saw my affliction9 and knew the anguish10 of my soul.

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8 You have not handed me over11 to the enemy but have set my feet in a spacious place.12

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9 Be merciful to me, O LORD, for I am in distress;13 my eyes grow weak with sorrow,14 my soul and my body15 with grief.

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10 My life is consumed by anguish16 and my years by groaning;17 my strength fails18 because of my affliction,a19 and my bones grow weak.20

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      11 Because of all my enemies,21 I am the utter contempt22 of my neighbors;23 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;24 I have become like broken pottery.

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      13 For I hear the slander25 of many; there is terror on every side;26 they conspire against me27 and plot to take my life.28

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