A maskil of David. When he was in the cave. A prayer.

1 abI cry aloud to the LORD; I lift up my voice to the LORD for mercy.

Read Psalm 142:1 Using Other Translations

I cried unto the LORD with my voice; with my voice unto the LORD did I make my supplication.
With my voice I cry out to the LORD; with my voice I plead for mercy to the LORD.
I cry out to the LORD ; I plead for the LORD ’s mercy.