1Vindicate me, O God, and plead my case against an ungodly nation; O deliver me from the deceitful and unjust man!
2For You are the God of my strength; why have You rejected me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?
3O send out Your light and Your truth, let them lead me; Let them bring me to Your holy hill And to Your dwelling places.
4Then I will go to the altar of God, To God my exceeding joy; And upon the lyre I shall praise You, O God, my God.
5Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why are you disturbed within me? Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him, The help of my countenance and my God.