38 But you have rejected,(A) you have spurned,
    you have been very angry with your anointed one.
39 You have renounced the covenant with your servant
    and have defiled his crown in the dust.(B)
40 You have broken through all his walls(C)
    and reduced his strongholds(D) to ruins.
41 All who pass by have plundered(E) him;
    he has become the scorn of his neighbors.(F)
42 You have exalted the right hand of his foes;
    you have made all his enemies rejoice.(G)
43 Indeed, you have turned back the edge of his sword
    and have not supported him in battle.(H)
44 You have put an end to his splendor
    and cast his throne to the ground.
45 You have cut short(I) the days of his youth;
    you have covered him with a mantle of shame.(J)

46 How long, Lord? Will you hide yourself forever?
    How long will your wrath burn like fire?(K)
47 Remember how fleeting is my life.(L)
    For what futility you have created all humanity!
48 Who can live and not see death,
    or who can escape the power of the grave?(M)
49 Lord, where is your former great love,
    which in your faithfulness you swore to David?
50 Remember, Lord, how your servant has[a] been mocked,(N)
    how I bear in my heart the taunts of all the nations,
51 the taunts with which your enemies, Lord, have mocked,
    with which they have mocked every step of your anointed one.(O)

52 Praise be to the Lord forever!
Amen and Amen.(P)

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  1. Psalm 89:50 Or your servants have

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