Psalm 5[a]

For the director of music. For pipes. A psalm of David.

Listen(A) to my words, Lord,
    consider my lament.(B)
Hear my cry for help,(C)
    my King and my God,(D)
    for to you I pray.

In the morning,(E) Lord, you hear my voice;
    in the morning I lay my requests before you
    and wait expectantly.(F)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 5:1 In Hebrew texts 5:1-12 is numbered 5:2-13.

11 But let all who take refuge in you be glad;
    let them ever sing for joy.(A)
Spread your protection over them,
    that those who love your name(B) may rejoice in you.(C)

12 Surely, Lord, you bless the righteous;(D)
    you surround them(E) with your favor as with a shield.(F)

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