Psalms Chapter 13
(Original 1611 KJV Bible)
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1 Dauid complaineth of delay in helpe. 3 He prayeth for preuenting Grace. 5 Hee boasteth of Diuine mercie.
[To the chiefe Musician. A Psalme of Dauid.] How long wilt thou forget mee (O Lord) for euer? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?
How long shall I take counsel in my soule, hauing sorrow in my heart dayly? how long shall mine enemie be exalted ouer me?
Consider and heare me, O Lord my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleepe of death.
Least mine enimie say, I haue preuailed against him: and those that trouble mee, reioyce, when I am moued.
Who is blessed.
But I haue trusted in thy mercy, my heart shall reioyce in thy saluation.
I will sing vnto the Lord, because hee hath dealt bountifully with mee.
* Courtesy of Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Pennsylvania