1 In thee, O Lord, I trust: let me never be

ashamed.

2 Rescue me and deliver me in thy

righteousness: incline thine ear unto me and

save me.

3 Be thou my strong rock, whereunto I may

always resort: thou hast given

commandment to save me: for thou art my rock, and my fortress.

4 Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the

wicked: out of the hand of the evil and cruel man.

5 For thou art mine hope, O Lord God, even my

trust from my youth.

6 Upon thee have I been stayed from the womb:

thou art he that took me out of my mother’s bowels:

my praise shall be always of thee.

7 I am become as it were a monster unto many:

but thou art my sure trust.

8 Let my mouth be filled with thy praise, and

with thy glory every day.

9 Cast me not off in the time of age: forsake me

not when my strength faileth.

10 For mine enemies speak of me, and they that

lay wait for my soul, take their counsel together,

11 Saying, God hath forsaken him: pursue and

take him, for there is none to deliver him.

12 Go not far from me, O God: my God haste

thee to help me.

13 Let them be confounded and consumed that

are against my soul: let them be covered with reproof

and confusion, that seek mine hurt.

14 But I will wait continually, and will praise thee

more and more.

15 My mouth shall daily rehearse thy righteousness,

and thy salvation: for I know not the number.

16 I will go forward in the strength of the Lord

God, and will make mention of thy righteousness,

even of thine only.

17 O God, thou hast taught me from my youth

even until now: therefore will I tell of thy wondrous

works,

18 Yea even unto mine old age and gray head, O

God: forsake me not, until I have declared thine arm

unto this generation, and thy power to all them that

shall come.

19 And thy righteousness, O God, I will exalt on

high: for thou hast done great things: O God, who

is like unto thee!

20 Which hast showed me great troubles and

adversities, but thou wilt return and revive me, and

wilt come again, and take me up from the depth of

the earth.

21 Thou wilt increase mine honor, and return and

comfort me.

22 Therefore will I praise thee for thy faithfulness,

O God, upon instrument and viol: unto thee will I

sing upon the harp, O Holy one of Israel.

23 My lips will rejoice when I sing unto thee, and

my soul which thou hast delivered.

24 My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness

daily: for they are confounded and brought unto

shame, that seek mine hurt.

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