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whom should I fear?s
The Lord is the stronghold of my life—
whom should I dread?t
2 When evildoers came against me to devour my flesh,u
my foes and my enemies stumbled and fell.v
my heart will not be afraid;
though a war breaks out against me,
I will still be confident.w
it is what I desire:
to dwell in the house of the Lord
all the days of my life,x
gazing on the beauty of the Lordy
and seeking him in his temple.z
in the day of adversity;
he will hide me under the cover of his tent;
he will set me high on a rock.aa
above my enemies around me;ab
I will offer sacrifices in his tent with shouts of joy.ac
I will sing and make music to the Lord.ad
be gracious to me and answer me.ae
“SeekB his face.”
Lord, I will seek your face.af
9 Do not hide your face from me;ag
do not turn your servant away in anger.ah
You have been my helper;ai
do not leave me or abandon me,
God of my salvation.
the Lord cares for me.aj
show me your way, Lord,
and lead me on a level path.ak
for false witnesses rise up against me,
in the land of the living.a
be strong, and let your heart be courageous.b
Wait for the Lord.c
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