1 Hear me, Lord, and answerg me,
for I am poor and needy.
2 Guard my life, for I am faithful to you;
save your servant who trusts in you.h
You are my God; 3 have mercyi on me, Lord,
for I callj to you all day long.
4 Bring joy to your servant, Lord,
for I put my trustk in you.
5 You, Lord, are forgiving and good,
abounding in lovel to all who call to you.
listen to my crym for mercy.
7 When I am in distress,n I callo to you,
because you answerp me.
8 Among the godsq there is none like you,r Lord;
no deeds can compare with yours.
9 All the nations you have made
will comes and worshipt before you, Lord;
they will bring gloryu to your name.
10 For you are greatv and do marvelous deeds;w
you alonex are God.
11 Teach me your way,y Lord,
that I may rely on your faithfulness;z
give me an undivideda heart,
that I may fearb your name.
12 I will praise you, Lord my God, with all my heart;c
I will glorify your name forever.
13 For great is your love toward me;
you have delivered med from the depths,
from the realm of the dead.e
14 Arrogant foes are attacking me, O God;
ruthless people are trying to kill me—
they have no regard for you.f
15 But you, Lord, are a compassionate and graciousg God,
slow to anger,h aboundingi in love and faithfulness.j
16 Turn to mek and have mercyl on me;
show your strengthm in behalf of your servant;
save me, because I serve you
just as my mother did.n
17 Give me a signo of your goodness,
that my enemies may see it and be put to shame,
for you, Lord, have helped me and comforted me.
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