28 Lord, my Rock [C providing protection], I ·call out to you for help [pray]. Do not be ·deaf [silent] to me. If you are silent, I will be like those ·in the grave [L who go down to the Pit; 16:10]. 2 Hear the sound of my ·prayer [supplication], when I cry out to you for help. I raise my hands toward your Most Holy Place [C the place where God made his presence known, the sanctuary]. 3 Don’t drag me away with the wicked, with those who do evil. They say “Peace” to their neighbors, but evil is in their hearts. 4 Pay them back for what they have done, for their evil deeds. Pay them back for ·what they have done [L the work of their hands]; give them their reward. 5 They don’t understand what the Lord has done or ·what he has made [L the work of his hands]. So he will ·knock [tear] them down and not ·lift [L build] them up.
6 ·Praise [L Blessed be] the Lord, because he heard ·my prayer for help [L the sound of my supplication]. 7 The Lord is my strength [Ex. 15:2] and shield. ·I trust [My heart has confidence in] him, and he helps me. ·I am [L My heart is] very happy, and I ·praise [give thanks to] him with my song. 8 The Lord is powerful; he ·gives victory [is a saving refuge] to his ·chosen one [anointed]. 9 ·Save [L Give victory to] your people and bless ·those who are your own [L your inheritance]. Be their shepherd and carry them forever.
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