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153 Look on my (A)affliction and deliver me,
for (B)I do not forget your law.
154 (C)Plead my cause and redeem me;
(D)give me life according to your promise!
155 (E)Salvation is far from the wicked,
(F)for they do not seek your statutes.
156 (G)Great is your mercy, O Lord;
(H)give me life according to your rules.
157 (I)Many are my persecutors and my adversaries,
but I do not (J)swerve from your testimonies.
158 I look at (K)the faithless with (L)disgust,
because they do not keep your commands.
159 Consider how I (M)love your precepts!
(N)Give me life according to your steadfast love.
160 (O)The sum of your word is (P)truth,
and every one of your (Q)righteous rules endures forever.