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Psalm 142 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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A Plea for Relief from Persecutors

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:1 - A Contemplation[fn] of David. A Prayer when he was in the cave.

I cry out to the LORD with my voice;
With my voice to the LORD I make my supplication.

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

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:3 - When my spirit was overwhelmed within me,
Then You knew my path.
In the way in which I walk
They have secretly set a snare for me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:4 - Look on my right hand and see,
For there is no one who acknowledges me;
Refuge has failed me;
No one cares for my soul.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:5 - I cried out to You, O LORD:
I said, “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 stronger than I.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:7 - Bring my soul out of prison,
That I may praise Your name;
The righteous shall surround me,
For You shall deal bountifully with me.”
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