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Psalm 142


You Are My Refuge



 A MASKIL OF DAVID, WHEN HE WAS IN THE CAVE. A PRAYER. 


      1 With my voice I cry out to the LORD; 

      with my voice I plead for mercy to the LORD. 

      2 I pour out my complaint before him; 

      I tell my trouble before him. 


      3 When my spirit faints within me, 

      you know my way! 

      In the path where I walk 

      they have hidden a trap for me. 

      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. 


      5 I cry to you, O LORD; 

      I say, “You are my refuge, 

      my portion in the land of the living.” 

      6 Attend to my cry, 

      for I am brought very low! 

      Deliver me from my persecutors, 

      for they are too strong for me! 

      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.