I offered my back to those who beat(A) me,
    my cheeks to those who pulled out my beard;(B)
I did not hide my face
    from mocking and spitting.(C)
Because the Sovereign Lord(D) helps(E) me,
    I will not be disgraced.
Therefore have I set my face like flint,(F)
    and I know I will not be put to shame.(G)
He who vindicates(H) me is near.(I)
    Who then will bring charges against me?(J)
    Let us face each other!(K)
Who is my accuser?
    Let him confront me!
It is the Sovereign Lord(L) who helps(M) me.
    Who will condemn(N) me?
They will all wear out like a garment;
    the moths(O) will eat them up.

10 Who among you fears(P) the Lord
    and obeys(Q) the word of his servant?(R)
Let the one who walks in the dark,
    who has no light,(S)
trust(T) in the name of the Lord
    and rely on their God.

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