New International Version
15 My times(A) are in your hands;
deliver me from the hands of my enemies,
from those who pursue me.
16 Let your face shine(B) on your servant;
save me in your unfailing love.(C)
17 Let me not be put to shame,(D) Lord,
for I have cried out to you;
but let the wicked be put to shame
and be silent(E) in the realm of the dead.
18 Let their lying lips(F) be silenced,
for with pride and contempt
they speak arrogantly(G) against the righteous.
19 How abundant are the good things(H)
that you have stored up for those who fear you,
that you bestow in the sight of all,(I)
on those who take refuge(J) in you.
20 In the shelter(K) of your presence you hide(L) them
from all human intrigues;(M)
you keep them safe in your dwelling
from accusing tongues.
21 Praise be to the Lord,(N)
for he showed me the wonders of his love(O)
when I was in a city under siege.(P)
22 In my alarm(Q) I said,
“I am cut off(R) from your sight!”
Yet you heard my cry(S) for mercy
when I called to you for help.