A song ·for going up to worship [of ascents; C perhaps sung while traveling to Jerusalem to celebrate an annual religious festival like Passover].
123 Lord, I ·look upward [L lift up my eyes] to you, you who ·live [are enthroned; L sit] in heaven. 2 ·Slaves depend on their masters [L Like the eyes of servants/slaves to the hand of their master], and ·a female servant depends on her mistress [L like the eyes of a maidservant to the hand of her mistress]. ·In the same way, we depend on the Lord our God [L …thus our eyes are to the Lord our God as…]; we wait for him to show us ·mercy [grace].
3 ·Have mercy on [Be gracious to] us, Lord. ·Have mercy on [Be gracious to] us, because we have been insulted. 4 We ·have suffered [are filled with the] ·many insults [much ridicule] from ·lazy [untroubled; unworried] people and much ·cruelty [scorn] from the proud.
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