1: I waited patiently for Jehovah; And he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. 2: He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay; And he set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. 3: And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: Many shall see it, and fear, And shall trust in Jehovah. 4: Blessed is the man that maketh Jehovah his trust, And respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies. 5: Many, O Jehovah my God, are the wonderful works which thou hast done, And thy thoughts which are to us-ward; They cannot be set in order unto thee; If I would declare and speak of them, They are more than can be numbered. 6: Sacrifice and offering thou hast no delight in; Mine ears hast thou opened: Burnt-offering and sin-offering hast thou not required. 7: Then said I, Lo, I am come; In the roll of the book it is written of me: 8: I delight to do thy will, O my God; Yea, thy law is within my heart. 9: I have proclaimed glad tidings of righteousness in the great assembly; Lo, I will not refrain my lips, O Jehovah, thou knowest. 10: I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation; I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great assembly. 11: Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O Jehovah; Let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me. 12: For innumerable evils have compassed me about; Mine iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to look up; They are more than the hairs of my head; And my heart hath failed me. 13: Be pleased, O Jehovah, to deliver me: Make haste to help me, O Jehovah. 14: Let them be put to shame and confounded together That seek after my soul to destroy it: Let them be turned backward and brought to dishonor That delight in my hurt. 15: Let them be desolate by reason of their shame That say unto me, Aha, aha. 16: Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: Let such as love thy salvation say continually, Jehovah be magnified. 17: But I am poor and needy; [Yet] the Lord thinketh upon me: Thou art my help and my deliverer; Make no tarrying, O my God.