13 1 David as it were overcome with sundry and new afflictions, fleeth to God as his only refuge, 3 and so at the length being encouraged through God’s promises, he conceiveth most sure confidence against the extreme horrors of death.
To him that excelleth. A Psalm of David.
1 How long wilt thou forget me, O Lord, [a]forever? how long wilt thou hide thy face from me?
2 How long shall I take [b]counsel within myself having weariness daily in mine heart? how long shall mine enemy be exalted above me?
3 Behold, and hear me, O Lord my God: lighten mine eyes, that I sleep not in death.
4 Lest mine enemy say, I have [c]prevailed against him: and they that afflict me, rejoice, when I slide.
5 But I trust in thy [d]mercy: mine heart shall rejoice in thy salvation; I will sing to the Lord, because he hath [e]dealt lovingly with me.
Psalm 13:1He declareth that his afflictions lasted a long time, and that his faith fainted not.
Psalm 13:2Changing my purposes as the sick man doth his place.
Psalm 13:4Which might turn to God’s dishonor: if he did not defend his.
Psalm 13:5The mercy of God is the cause of our salvation.
Psalm 13:5Both by the benefits past, and by others to come.
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