Tehillim (Psalms) 143
1Hear my prayer, O יהוה, Give ear to my pleadings In Your trustworthiness. Answer me in Your righteousness.
2And do not enter into right-ruling with Your servant, For before You no one living is in the right.
3For the enemy has pursued my being; He has crushed my life to the ground; He has made me dwell in dark places, Like the dead of old.
4Therefore my spirit grew faint within me, My heart within me is stunned.
5I remembered the days of old; I meditated on all Your works; I ponder on the work of Your hands.
6I have spread out my hands to You; My being is like a thirsty land for You. Selah.
7Hasten, answer me, O יהוה; My spirit fails! Do not hide Your face from me, Lest I be like those going down into the pit.
8Let me hear Your loving-commitment in the morning, For in You I have put my trust; Let me know the way in which I should walk, For I have lifted up my being to You.
9Deliver me from my enemies, O יהוה; I take refuge in You.
10Teach me to do Your good pleasure, For You are my Elohim. Let Your good Spirit lead me In the land of straightness.
11For the sake of Your Name, O יהוה, revive me! In Your righteousness, Bring my being out of distress.
12And in Your loving-commitment, Cut off my enemies. And destroy all the adversaries of my life, For I am Your servant!

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