Psalm 61 TNIV

For the director of music. With stringed instruments. Of David."

1 Hear my cry, O God;1 listen to my prayer.2

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2 From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint;3 lead me to the rock4 that is higher than I.

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3 For you have been my refuge,5 a strong tower against the foe.6

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4 I long to dwell7 in your tent forever and take refuge in the shelter of your wings.a8

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    • a 61:4 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here.
      5 For you, God, have heard my vows;9 you have given me the heritage of those who fear your name.10

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      6 Increase the days of the king's life,11 his years for many generations.12

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      7 May he be enthroned in God's presence forever;13 appoint your love and faithfulness to protect him.14

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      8 Then I will ever sing in praise of your name15 and fulfill my vows day after day.16

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