Psalm 31 RHE

1 (30-1) <Unto the end, a psalm for David, in an ecstasy.> (30-2) In thee, O Lord, have I hoped, let me never be confounded: deliver me in thy justice.
2 (30-3) Bow down thy ear to me: make haste to deliver me. Be thou unto me a God, a protector, and a house of refuge, to save me.
3 (30-4) For thou art my strength and my refuge; and for thy name’s sake thou wilt lead me, and nourish me.
4 (30-5) Thou wilt bring me out of this snare, which they have hidden for me: for thou art my protector.
5 (30-6) Into thy hands I commend my spirit: thou hast redeemed me, O Lord, the God of truth.
6 (30-7) Thou hast hated them that regard vanities, to no purpose. But I have hoped in the Lord:
7 (30-8) I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy. For thou hast regarded my humility, thou hast saved my soul out of distresses.
8 (30-9) And thou hast not shut me up in the hands of the enemy: thou hast set my feet in a spacious place.
9 (30-10) Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I am afflicted: my eye is troubled with wrath, my soul, and my belly:
10 (30-11) For my life is wasted with grief: and my years in sighs. My strength is weakened through poverty and my bones are disturbed.
11 (30-12) I am become a reproach among all my enemies, and very much to my neighbours; and a fear to my acquaintance. They that saw me without fled from me.
12 (30-13) I am forgotten as one dead from the heart. I am become as a vessel that is destroyed.
13 (30-14) For I have heard the blame of many that dwell round about. While they assembled together against me, they consulted to take away my life.
14 (30-15) But I have put my trust in thee, O Lord: I said: Thou art my God.
15 (30-16) My lots are in thy hands. Deliver me out of the hands of my enemies; and from them that persecute me.
16 (30-17) Make thy face to shine upon thy servant; save me in thy mercy.
17 (30-18) Let me not be confounded, O Lord, for I have called upon thee. Let the wicked be ashamed, and be brought down to hell.
18 (30-19) Let deceitful lips be made dumb. Which speak iniquity against the just, with pride and abuse.
19 (30-20) O how great is the multitude of thy sweetness, O Lord, which thou hast hidden for them that fear thee! Which thou hast wrought for them that hope in thee, in the sight of the sons of men.
20 (30-21) Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy face, from the disturbance of men. Thou shalt protect them in thy tabernacle form the contradiction of tongues.
21 (30-22) Blessed be the Lord, for he hath shewn his wonderful mercy to me in a fortified city.
22 (30-23) But I said in the excess of my mind: I am cast away from before thy eyes. Therefore thou hast heard the voice of my prayer, when I cried to thee.
23 (30-24) O love the Lord, all ye his saints: for the Lord will require truth, and will repay them abundantly that act proudly.
24 (30-25) Do ye manfully, and let your heart be strengthened, all ye that hope in the Lord.