Psalm 43
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Prayer for Help.

1Vindicate me, God, and plead my case against an ungodly nation;

[a]Save me from the deceitful and unjust person!

2For You are the God of my strength; why have You rejected me?

Why do I go about mourning [b]because of the oppression of the enemy?

3Send out Your light and Your truth, they shall lead me;

They shall bring me to Your holy hill

And to Your dwelling places.

4Then I will go to the altar of God,

To God [c]my exceeding joy;

And I will praise You on the lyre, God, my God.

5Why are you [d]in despair, my soul?

And why are you restless within me?

Wait for God, for I will [e]again praise [f]Him

For the [g]help of His presence, my God.

[a] 1 Or May You
[b] 2 Or while the enemy oppresses
[c] 4 Lit the gladness of my joy
[d] 5 Or dissolved away
[e] 5 Or still
[f] 5 As in some ancient mss; MT Him, the help of my face and my God
[g] 5 Or saving acts of

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