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Psalm 142 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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You Are My Refuge

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:1 - A Maskil[fn] of David, when he was in the cave. A Prayer.
With my voice I cry out to the LORD;
with my voice I plead for mercy to the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:2 - I pour out my complaint before him;
I tell my trouble before him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:3 - When my spirit faints within me,
you know my way!
In the path where I walk
they have hidden a trap for me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:4 - Look to the right and see:
there is none who takes notice of me;
no refuge remains to me;
no one cares for my soul.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:5 - I cry to you, O LORD;
I say, “You are my refuge,
my portion in the land of the living.”

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:6 - Attend to my cry,
for I am brought very low!
Deliver me from my persecutors,
for they are too strong for me!

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:7 - Bring me out of prison,
that I may give thanks to your name!
The righteous will surround me,
for you will deal bountifully with me.
ESV Footnotes
Probably a musical or liturgical term
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