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Prayer for Deliverance from Persecutors

A Maskil of David. When he was in the cave. A Prayer.

1With my voice I cry to the Lord;

with my voice I make supplication to the Lord.

2I pour out my complaint before him;

I tell my trouble before him.

3When my spirit is faint,

you know my way.

In the path where I walk

they have hidden a trap for me.

4Look on my right hand and see—

there is no one who takes notice of me;

no refuge remains to me;

no one cares for me.

5I cry to you, O Lord;

I say, “You are my refuge,

my portion in the land of the living.”

6Give heed to my cry,

for I am brought very low.

Save me from my persecutors,

for they are too strong for me.

7Bring me out of prison,

so that I may give thanks to your name.

The righteous will surround me,

for you will deal bountifully with me.

New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.
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