He turned to me and heard my cry.
out of the miry clay.
He set my feet on a rock;
and gave me a firm place to stand.
even praise to our God.
Many will see that and fear,
and will trust in Yahweh.
who makes Yahweh his trust
and does not respect the proud,
nor those who turn aside to lies.
and your thoughts that are toward us.
Nothing can be declared back to you.
If I would declare and speak of them,
they are more than can be numbered.
It is written about me in the book in the scroll.
Yes, your law is inside my heart.”
Behold, I will not seal my lips,
O Yahweh, you know.
I have declared your faithfulness and your salvation.
I have not concealed your loving kindness
and your truth from the great assembly.
Let your loving kindness and your truth continually preserve me.
My iniquities have overtaken me so that I am not able to look up.
They are more than the hairs of my head.
My heart has failed me.
Hurry to help me, O Yahweh.
who seek after my soul to destroy it.
Let them be turned backward and humiliated
who delight in my hurt.
Let such as love your salvation say continually,
“Let Yahweh be exalted!”
May the Lord think about me.
You are my help and my deliverer.
Do not delay, O my God.