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Trust in the Salvation of Yahweh

For the music director. A psalm of David.[a]

13 How long, O Yahweh? Will you forget me forever?
How long will you hide your face from me?
How long must I take counsel[b] in my soul,
and sorrow in my heart all the day?
How long will my enemy be exalted over me?

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  1. Psalm 13:1 The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm; the English verse number is reduced by one
  2. Psalm 13:2 Hebrew pl.; with a slight modification of the Hebrew this reads “set pains”