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Dependence on the Lord
Davidic.
1Lord, # The lines of this poem form an acrostic. I turn to You. # Or To You, Lord, I lift up my soul #Ps 38:15|NoBook| 86:4
2My God, I trust in You.
Do not let me be disgraced; #Ps 31:1|NoBook| 71:1
do not let my enemies gloat over me. #Ps 13:4|NoBook| 41:11
3No one who waits for You
will be disgraced; #Is 49:23
those who act treacherously without cause
will be disgraced. #Pr 2:22Is 21:2
4Make Your ways known to me, Lord;
teach me Your paths. #Ex 33:13Ps 27:11|NoBook| 86:11
5Guide me in Your truth and teach me, #Jn 16:13
for You are the God of my salvation; #Ex 15:2
I wait for You all day long. #Ps 40:1
6Remember, Lord, Your compassion
and Your faithful love,
for they have existed from antiquity. # Or everlasting #Ps 98:3|NoBook| 103:17
7Do not remember the sins of my youth #Jb 13:26
or my acts of rebellion; #Ps 51:1
in keeping with Your faithful love, remember me
because of Your goodness, Lord. #Neh 13:22
8The Lord is good and upright; #Ps 100:5Nah 1:7
therefore He shows sinners the way. #Ps 32:8
9He leads the humble in what is right #Ps 23:3
and teaches them His way. #Ex 18:20Ps 86:11
10All the Lord’s ways show faithful love and truth
to those who keep His covenant and decrees. #Ps 40:11103:17-18
11Because of Your name, Yahweh,
forgive my sin, for it is great. #Jb 7:21Ps 103:3Jr 31:34
12Who is the man who fears the Lord? #Ps 31:19
He will show him the way he should choose. #Ps 37:23
13He will live a good life,
and his descendants will inherit the land. # Or earth #Ps 37:11|NoBook| 69:36
14The secret counsel of the Lord
is for those who fear Him,
and He reveals His covenant to them. #Jn 7:171Co 2:9
15My eyes are always on the Lord,
for He will pull my feet out of the net. #Ps 31:4|NoBook| 124:7
16Turn to me and be gracious to me,
for I am alone and afflicted. #Ps 70:5|NoBook| 73:14
17The distresses of my heart increase; # Or Relieve the distresses of my heart #Lm 1:20
bring me out of my sufferings. #Jr 10:19
18Consider my affliction and trouble, #Ps 31:7
and take away all my sins. #Rm 11:271Jn 3:5
19Consider my enemies; they are numerous, #Ps 3:1
and they hate me violently. #Ps 9:13
20Guard me and deliver me; #Ps 17:8|NoBook| 31:15
do not let me be put to shame,
for I take refuge in You. #Ps 86:2
21May integrity and what is right
watch over me,
for I wait for You. #Ps 41:12
22God, redeem Israel, from all its distresses. #Ps 34:22|NoBook| 130:8
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