“But now, Lord, what do I look for?
    My hope is in you.(A)
Save me(B) from all my transgressions;(C)
    do not make me the scorn(D) of fools.
I was silent;(E) I would not open my mouth,(F)
    for you are the one who has done this.(G)
10 Remove your scourge from me;
    I am overcome by the blow(H) of your hand.(I)
11 When you rebuke(J) and discipline(K) anyone for their sin,
    you consume(L) their wealth like a moth(M)
    surely everyone is but a breath.(N)

12 “Hear my prayer, Lord,
    listen to my cry for help;(O)
    do not be deaf(P) to my weeping.(Q)
I dwell with you as a foreigner,(R)
    a stranger,(S) as all my ancestors were.(T)
13 Look away from me, that I may enjoy life again
    before I depart and am no more.”(U)

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