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Psalms Chapter 142 | Parsha:

1A maskil of David, while he was in the cave. A prayer.

2I cry aloud to the Lord;
I appeal to the Lord loudly for mercy.

3I pour out my complaint before Him;
I lay my trouble before Him

4when my spirit fails within me.
You know my course;
they have laid a trap in the path I walk.

5Look at my right and see—
I have no friend;
there is nowhere I can flee,
no one cares about me.

6So I cry to You, O Lord;
I say, “You are my refuge,
all I have in the land of the living.”

7Listen to my cry, for I have been brought very low;
save me from my pursuers,
for they are too strong for me.

8Free me from prison,
that I may praise Your name.
The righteous shall glory in me
for Your gracious dealings with me.

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