This is a song that David wrote.
Please help me, Lord!
Please listen to me.
Answer me, because you do what is right,
and I know that I can
They knock me down to the ground.
They make me live in dark places,
like people who have been dead for a long time.
and I feel very
I think carefully about all the good things that you have done.
I need you to help me,
like dry ground needs rain.
I am losing my strength.
Do not turn away from me.
If you do, I will join those people who are going down
into the deep hole of death.
because I am
Show me how I should live to
because I know that I belong to you.
I run to you to keep me safe.
because you are my God.
Let your kind
so that I can walk in a safe place.
so please keep my life safe.
You do what is right,
so bring me out of my troubles.
Please show how much you love me,
and destroy my enemies.
Yes, kill all those who want to kill me!