you are my Rock,
do not turn a deaf earb to me.
For if you remain silent,c
I will be like those who go down to the pit.d
2 Hear my cry for mercye
as I call to you for help,
as I lift up my handsf
toward your Most Holy Place.g
3 Do not drag me away with the wicked,
with those who do evil,
who speak cordially with their neighbors
but harbor malice in their hearts.h
and for their evil work;
repay them for what their hands have donei
and bring back on them what they deserve.j
5 Because they have no regard for the deeds of the Lord
and what his hands have done,k
he will tear them down
and never build them up again.
6 Praise be to the Lord,l
for he has heard my cry for mercy.m
7 The Lord is my strengthn and my shield;
my heart trustso in him, and he helps me.
My heart leaps for joy,p
and with my song I praise him.q
8 The Lord is the strengthr of his people,
a fortress of salvations for his anointed one.t
9 Save your peopleu and bless your inheritance;v
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