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P14. Psalm 13: How long wilt thou forget me, Lord?

1 How long wilt thou forget me, Lord?
shall it for ever be?
O how long shall it be that thou
wilt hide thy face from me?

2 How long take counsel in my soul,
still sad in heart, shall I?
How long exalted over me
shall be mine enemy?

3 O Lord my God, consider well,
and answer to me make:
Mine eyes enlighten, lest the sleep
of death me overtake:

4 Lest that mine enemy should say,
Against him I prevail’d;
And those that trouble me rejoice,
when I am mov’d and fail’d.

5 But I have all my confidence
thy mercy set upon;
My heart within me shall rejoice
in thy salvation.

6 I will unto the Lord my God
sing praises cheerfully,
Because he hath his bounty shown
to me abundantly.

Text Information
First Line: How long wilt thou forget me, Lord?
Title: Psalm 13: How long wilt thou forget me, Lord?
Publication Date: 1800
Meter: 8,6,8,6
Scripture: Psalm 13
Language: English
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