I remembered(A) you, God, and I groaned;(B)
    I meditated, and my spirit grew faint.[a](C)
You kept my eyes from closing;
    I was too troubled to speak.(D)
I thought about the former days,(E)
    the years of long ago;
I remembered my songs in the night.
    My heart meditated and my spirit asked:

“Will the Lord reject forever?(F)
    Will he never show his favor(G) again?
Has his unfailing love(H) vanished forever?
    Has his promise(I) failed for all time?
Has God forgotten to be merciful?(J)
    Has he in anger withheld his compassion?(K)

10 Then I thought, “To this I will appeal:
    the years when the Most High stretched out his right hand.(L)
11 I will remember the deeds of the Lord;
    yes, I will remember your miracles(M) of long ago.
12 I will consider(N) all your works
    and meditate on all your mighty deeds.”(O)

13 Your ways, God, are holy.
    What god is as great as our God?(P)
14 You are the God who performs miracles;(Q)
    you display your power among the peoples.
15 With your mighty arm you redeemed your people,(R)
    the descendants of Jacob and Joseph.

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  1. Psalm 77:3 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verses 9 and 15.

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