Psalm 143
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I Spread Out My Hands to You

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1A psalm of David. LORD, hear my prayer, listen to my cry for mercy; in your faithfulness and righteousness come to my relief.1A Psalm of David. Hear my prayer, O LORD; give ear to my pleas for mercy! In your faithfulness answer me, in your righteousness!1A Psalm of David. Hear my prayer, O LORD, Give ear to my supplications! Answer me in Your faithfulness, in Your righteousness!1A Psalm of David. Hear my prayer, O LORD, give ear to my supplications: in thy faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness.1A Davidic psalm. LORD, hear my prayer. In Your faithfulness listen to my plea, and in Your righteousness answer me.
2Do not bring your servant into judgment, for no one living is righteous before you.2Enter not into judgment with your servant, for no one living is righteous before you.2And do not enter into judgment with Your servant, For in Your sight no man living is righteous.2And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.2Do not bring Your servant into judgment, for no one alive is righteous in Your sight.
3The enemy pursues me, he crushes me to the ground; he makes me dwell in the darkness like those long dead.3For the enemy has pursued my soul; he has crushed my life to the ground; he has made me sit in darkness like those long dead.3For the enemy has persecuted my soul; He has crushed my life to the ground; He has made me dwell in dark places, like those who have long been dead.3For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.3For the enemy has pursued me, crushing me to the ground, making me live in darkness like those long dead.
4So my spirit grows faint within me; my heart within me is dismayed.4Therefore my spirit faints within me; my heart within me is appalled.4Therefore my spirit is overwhelmed within me; My heart is appalled within me.4Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed within me; my heart within me is desolate.4My spirit is weak within me; my heart is overcome with dismay.
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5I remember the days of long ago; I meditate on all your works and consider what your hands have done.5I remember the days of old; I meditate on all that you have done; I ponder the work of your hands.5I remember the days of old; I meditate on all Your doings; I muse on the work of Your hands.5I remember the days of old; I meditate on all thy works; I muse on the work of thy hands.5I remember the days of old; I meditate on all You have done; I reflect on the work of Your hands.
6I spread out my hands to you; I thirst for you like a parched land.6I stretch out my hands to you; my soul thirsts for you like a parched land. Selah6I stretch out my hands to You; My soul longs for You, as a parched land. Selah.6I stretch forth my hands unto thee: my soul thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.6I spread out my hands to You; I am like parched land before You. Selah
7Answer me quickly, LORD; my spirit fails. Do not hide your face from me or I will be like those who go down to the pit.7Answer me quickly, O LORD! My spirit fails! Hide not your face from me, lest I be like those who go down to the pit.7Answer me quickly, O LORD, my spirit fails; Do not hide Your face from me, Or I will become like those who go down to the pit.7Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit.7Answer me quickly, LORD; my spirit fails. Don't hide Your face from me, or I will be like those going down to the Pit.
8Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.8Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.8Let me hear Your lovingkindness in the morning; For I trust in You; Teach me the way in which I should walk; For to You I lift up my soul.8Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee.8Let me experience Your faithful love in the morning, for I trust in You. Reveal to me the way I should go because I long for You.
9Rescue me from my enemies, LORD, for I hide myself in you.9Deliver me from my enemies, O LORD! I have fled to you for refuge.9Deliver me, O LORD, from my enemies; I take refuge in You.9Deliver me, O LORD, from mine enemies: I flee unto thee to hide me.9Rescue me from my enemies, LORD; I come to You for protection.
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10Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground.10Teach me to do your will, for you are my God! Let your good Spirit lead me on level ground!10Teach me to do Your will, For You are my God; Let Your good Spirit lead me on level ground.10Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.10Teach me to do Your will, for You are my God. May Your gracious Spirit lead me on level ground.
11For your name's sake, LORD, preserve my life; in your righteousness, bring me out of trouble.11For your name’s sake, O LORD, preserve my life! In your righteousness bring my soul out of trouble!11For the sake of Your name, O LORD, revive me. In Your righteousness bring my soul out of trouble.11Quicken me, O LORD, for thy name's sake: for thy righteousness' sake bring my soul out of trouble.11Because of Your name, Yahweh, let me live. In Your righteousness deliver me from trouble,
12In your unfailing love, silence my enemies; destroy all my foes, for I am your servant.12And in your steadfast love you will cut off my enemies, and you will destroy all the adversaries of my soul, for I am your servant.12And in Your lovingkindness, cut off my enemies And destroy all those who afflict my soul, For I am Your servant.12And of thy mercy cut off mine enemies, and destroy all them that afflict my soul: for I am thy servant.12and in Your faithful love destroy my enemies. Wipe out all those who attack me, for I am Your servant.



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