King James Bible (kjv)

Chapter
Psalms 143

Book of Psalms - Chapter 143

Psalms 143:1

A Psalm of David. Hear my prayer, O LORD, give ear to my supplications: in thy faithfulness answer me, [and] in thy righteousness.

Psalms 143:2

And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight shall no man living be justified.

Psalms 143:3

For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.

Psalms 143:4

Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed within me; my heart within me is desolate.

Psalms 143:5

I remember the days of old; I meditate on all thy works; I muse on the work of thy hands.

Psalms 143:6

I stretch forth my hands unto thee: my soul [thirsteth] after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.

Psalms 143:7

Hear me speedily, O LORD: my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit.

Psalms 143:8

Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee.

Psalms 143:9

Deliver me, O LORD, from mine enemies: I flee unto thee to hide me.

Psalms 143:10

Teach me to do thy will; for thou [art] my God: thy spirit [is] good; lead me into the land of uprightness.

Psalms 143:11

Quicken me, O LORD, for thy name's sake: for thy righteousness' sake bring my soul out of trouble.

Psalms 143:12

And of thy mercy cut off mine enemies, and destroy all them that afflict my soul: for I [am] thy servant.