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153 Look on my suffering(A) and deliver me,(B)
for I have not forgotten(C) your law.
154 Defend my cause(D) and redeem me;(E)
preserve my life(F) according to your promise.(G)
155 Salvation is far from the wicked,
for they do not seek out(H) your decrees.
156 Your compassion, Lord, is great;(I)
preserve my life(J) according to your laws.(K)
157 Many are the foes who persecute me,(L)
but I have not turned(M) from your statutes.
158 I look on the faithless with loathing,(N)
for they do not obey your word.(O)
159 See how I love your precepts;
preserve my life,(P) Lord, in accordance with your love.
160 All your words are true;
all your righteous laws are eternal.(Q)
ש Sin and Shin
161 Rulers persecute me(R) without cause,
but my heart trembles(S) at your word.
162 I rejoice(T) in your promise
like one who finds great spoil.(U)
163 I hate and detest(V) falsehood
but I love your law.(W)
164 Seven times a day I praise you
for your righteous laws.(X)
165 Great peace(Y) have those who love your law,
and nothing can make them stumble.(Z)
166 I wait for your salvation,(AA) Lord,
and I follow your commands.
167 I obey your statutes,
for I love them(AB) greatly.
168 I obey your precepts(AC) and your statutes,(AD)
for all my ways are known(AE) to you.
169 May my cry come(AF) before you, Lord;
give me understanding(AG) according to your word.(AH)
170 May my supplication come(AI) before you;
deliver me(AJ) according to your promise.(AK)
171 May my lips overflow with praise,(AL)
for you teach me(AM) your decrees.
172 May my tongue sing(AN) of your word,
for all your commands are righteous.(AO)
173 May your hand be ready to help(AP) me,
for I have chosen(AQ) your precepts.
174 I long for your salvation,(AR) Lord,
and your law gives me delight.(AS)
175 Let me live(AT) that I may praise you,
and may your laws sustain me.
176 I have strayed like a lost sheep.(AU)
Seek your servant,
for I have not forgotten(AV) your commands.