Psalm 77:1-10 NIV

For the director of music. For Jeduthun. Of Asaph. A psalm.

1 aI cried out to God for help; I cried out to God to hear me.

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    • Ī 77:1 - In Hebrew texts 77:1-20 is numbered 77:2-21.
      2 When I was in distress, I sought the Lord; at night I stretched out untiring hands, and I would not be comforted.

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      3 I remembered you, God, and I groaned; I meditated, and my spirit grew faint.b

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        • ī 77:3 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verses 9 and 15.
          4 You kept my eyes from closing; I was too troubled to speak.

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          5 I thought about the former days, the years of long ago;

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          6 I remembered my songs in the night. My heart meditated and my spirit asked:
          7 “Will the Lord reject forever? Will he never show his favor again?

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          8 Has his unfailing love vanished forever? Has his promise failed for all time?

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          9 Has God forgotten to be merciful? Has he in anger withheld his compassion?”

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          10 Then I thought, “To this I will appeal: the years when the Most High stretched out his right hand.

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