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Psalm 13 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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A Plea for Deliverance

For the choir director. A psalm of David.

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How long, LORD? Will you forget me forever?

How long will you hide your face from me?

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How long will I store up anxious concerns[fn] within me,

agony in my mind every day?

How long will my enemy dominate me?

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Consider me and answer, LORD my God.

Restore brightness to my eyes;

otherwise, I will sleep in death.

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My enemy will say, “I have triumphed over him,”

and my foes will rejoice because I am shaken.

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But I have trusted in your faithful love;

my heart will rejoice in your deliverance.

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I will sing to the LORD

because he has treated me generously.

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