14 But as for me, truly, my prayer is to you, O Lord. This time has pleased you well, O God. In the multitude of your mercy, in the truth of your salvation, hear me.
15 Rescue me from the quagmire, so that I may not become trapped. Free me from those who hate me and from deep waters.
16 Do not allow the tempest of water to submerge me, nor the deep to absorb me. And do not allow the well to close in on me.
17 Hear me, O Lord, for your mercy is kind. Look upon me, according to the fullness of your compassion.
18 And do not turn your face away from your servant, for I am in trouble: heed me quickly.
19 Attend to my soul, and free it. Rescue me, because of my enemies.
20 You know my reproach, and my confusion, and my reverence.
21 All those who trouble me are in your sight; my heart has anticipated reproach and misery. And I sought for one who might grieve together with me, but there was no one, and for one who might console me, and I found no one.
22 And they gave me gall for my food. And in my thirst, they gave me vinegar to drink.
23 Let their table be a snare before them, and a retribution, and a scandal.
24 Let their eyes be darkened, so that they may not see, and may their back always be crooked.
25 Pour out your indignation upon them, and may the fury of your anger take hold of them.
26 May their dwelling place be deserted, and may there be no one who dwells in their tabernacles.
27 For they persecuted whomever you struck. And they have added to the grief of my wounds.
28 Assign an iniquity upon their iniquity, and may they not enter into your justice.
29 Delete them from the Book of the Living, and let them not be written down with the just.
30 I am poor and sorrowful, but your salvation, O God, has taken me up.
31 I will praise the name of God with a canticle, and I will magnify him with praise.
32 And it will please God more than a new calf producing horns and hoofs.
33 Let the poor see and rejoice. Seek God, and your soul will live.
34 For the Lord has heard the poor, and he has not despised his prisoners.
35 Let the heavens and the earth praise him: the sea, and everything that crawls in it.
36 For God will save Zion, and the cities of Judah will be built up. And they will dwell there, and they will acquire it by inheritance.
37 And the offspring of his servants will possess it; and those who love his name will dwell in it.
10 but only if you will listen to the voice of the Lord your God, and keep his precepts and ceremonies, which have been written in this law, and only if you return to the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul.
11 This commandment, which I entrust to you today, is not high above you, nor has it been placed far away.
12 Nor is it in heaven, so that you would be able to say, 'Which of us can ascend to heaven, so as to carry it back to us, and so that we may hear it and fulfill it in deed?'
13 Nor is it beyond the sea, so that you would excuse yourself by saying, 'Which of us is able to cross the sea, and to carry it back to us, so that we may be able to hear and to do what has been instructed?'
14 Instead, the word is near to you, in your mouth and in your heart, so that you may do it.
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