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Psalm 143 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:1 - A psalm of David.

Hear my prayer, O LORD;
listen to my plea!
Answer me because you are faithful and righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:2 - Don’t put your servant on trial,
for no one is innocent before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:3 - My enemy has chased me.
He has knocked me to the ground
and forces me to live in darkness like those in the grave.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:4 - I am losing all hope;
I am paralyzed with fear.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:5 - I remember the days of old.
I ponder all your great works
and think about what you have done.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:6 - I lift my hands to you in prayer.
I thirst for you as parched land thirsts for rain.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:7 - Come quickly, LORD, and answer me,
for my depression deepens.
Don’t turn away from me,
or I will die.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:8 - Let me hear of your unfailing love each morning,
for I am trusting you.
Show me where to walk,
for I give myself to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:9 - Rescue me from my enemies, LORD;
I run to you to hide me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:10 - Teach me to do your will,
for you are my God.
May your gracious Spirit lead me forward
on a firm footing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:11 - For the glory of your name, O LORD, preserve my life.
Because of your faithfulness, bring me out of this distress.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:12 - In your unfailing love, silence all my enemies
and destroy all my foes,
for I am your servant.

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