28 To you I call, O Lord, My rock, do not be deaf to me, For if You are silent to me, I will become like those who go down to the pit (grave). 2 Hear the voice of my supplication (specific requests, humble entreaties) as I cry to You for help, As I lift up my hands and heart toward Your innermost sanctuary (Holy of Holies). 3 Do not drag me away with the wicked And with those who do evil, Who speak peace with their neighbors, While malice and mischief are in their hearts. 4 Repay them according to their work and according to the evil of their practices; Repay them according to the deeds of their hands; Repay them what they deserve. 5 Because they have no regard for the works of the Lord Nor the deeds of His hands, He will tear them down and not rebuild them.
6 Blessed be the Lord, Because He has heard the voice of my supplication. 7 The Lord is my strength and my [impenetrable] shield; My heart trusts [with unwavering confidence] in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart greatly rejoices, And with my song I shall thank Him and praise Him. 8 The Lord is their [unyielding] strength, And He is the fortress of salvation to His anointed. 9 Save Your people and bless Your inheritance; Be their shepherd also, and carry them forever.
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