I cried out to God1 for help; I cried out to God to hear me.
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When I was in distress,2 I sought the Lord; at night3 I stretched out untiring hands,4 and I would not be comforted.5
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I remembered6 you, God, and I groaned;7 I meditated, and my spirit grew faint.8
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You kept my eyes from closing; I was too troubled to speak.9
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I thought about the former days,10 the years of long ago;
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I remembered my songs in the night. My heart meditated and my spirit asked:
"Will the Lord reject forever?11 Will he never show his favor12 again?
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Has his unfailing love13 vanished forever? Has his promise14 failed for all time?
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Has God forgotten to be merciful?15 Has he in anger withheld his compassion?16"
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Then I thought, "To this I will appeal: the years when the Most High stretched out his right hand.17
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I will remember the deeds of the LORD; yes, I will remember your miracles18 of long ago.
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I will consider19 all your works and meditate on all your mighty deeds."20
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Your ways, God, are holy. What god is as great as our God?21
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You are the God who performs miracles;22 you display your power among the peoples.
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With your mighty arm you redeemed your people,23 the descendants of Jacob and Joseph.
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The waters24 saw you, God, the waters saw you and writhed;25 the very depths were convulsed.
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The clouds poured down water,26 the heavens resounded with thunder;27 your arrows28 flashed back and forth.
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Your thunder was heard in the whirlwind,29 your lightning30 lit up the world; the earth trembled and quaked.31
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Your path32 led through the sea,33 your way through the mighty waters, though your footprints were not seen.
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You led your people34 like a flock35 by the hand of Moses and Aaron.36
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