Psalm 13

How Long, O Lord?

1 How long, O LORD? Will You forget me forever?
a How long will You hide Your face from me?
2 How long shall I take counsel in my soul,
Having sorrow in my heart daily?
How long will my enemy be exalted over me?

3 Consider and hear me, O LORD my God;
b Enlighten my eyes,
c Lest I sleep the sleep of death;
4 Lest my enemy say,
"I have prevailed against him";
Lest those who trouble me rejoice when I am moved.

5 But I have trusted in Your mercy;
My heart shall rejoice in Your salvation.
6 I will sing to the LORD,
Because He has dealt bountifully with me.

New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
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