Psalms 13
Psalm 13
A Plea for Deliverance
For the choir director. A psalm of David.
1How long, Lord? Will you forget me forever?
How long will you hide your face from me?#Jb 13:24; Ps 44:24; 89:46
2How long will I store up anxious concerns#13:2 Or up counsels within me,
agony in my mind every day?
How long will my enemy dominate me?#Ps 6:3; 38:6; 42:9
3Consider me and answer, Lord my God.
Restore brightness to my eyes;#Ezr 9:8; Ps 19:8; Pr 29:13
otherwise, I will sleep in death.
4My enemy will say, “I have triumphed over him,”
and my foes will rejoice because I am shaken.#Ps 89:42
5But I have trusted in your faithful love;#Ps 52:8
my heart will rejoice in your deliverance.#Ps 9:14
6I will sing to the Lord
because he has treated me generously.#Ps 119:17; 142:7

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