World English Bible
Psalms, Chapter 143

   1: (A Psalm by David.) Hear my prayer, Yahweh. Listen to my petitions. In your faithfulness and righteousness, relieve me.
   2: Don't enter into judgment with your servant, For in your sight no man living is righteous.
   3: For the enemy pursues my soul. He has struck my life down to the ground. He has made me live in dark places, as those who have been long dead.
   4: Therefore my spirit is overwhelmed within me. My heart within me is desolate.
   5: I remember the days of old. I meditate on all your doings. I contemplate the work of your hands.
   6: I spread forth my hands to you. My soul thirsts for you, like a parched land. Selah.
   7: Hurry to answer me, Yahweh. My spirit fails. Don't hide your face from me, So that I don't become like those who go down into the pit.
   8: Cause me to hear your lovingkindness in the morning, For I trust in you. Cause me to know the way in which I should walk, For I lift up my soul to you.
   9: Deliver me, Yahweh, from my enemies. I flee to you to hide me.
   10: Teach me to do your will, For you are my God. Your Spirit is good. Lead me in the land of uprightness.
   11: Revive me, Yahweh, for your name's sake. In your righteousness, bring my soul out of trouble.
   12: In your lovingkindness, cut off my enemies, And destroy all those who afflict my soul, For I am your servant.

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