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In the Day of Trouble I Seek the Lord

To the choirmaster: according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of Asaph.

771I acry aloud to God,

  aloud to God, and he will hear me.

See Ps. 3:4

2bIn the day of my trouble I seek the Lord;

  in cthe night my dhand is stretched out without wearying;

  my soul erefuses to be comforted.

Gen. 37:35

[Ps. 143:6]

Ps. 63:6; Isa. 26:9

Ps. 86:7; [Ps. 20:1; 50:15; Isa. 26:16]

3When I remember God, I fmoan;

  when I meditate, my spirit faints.   Selah

Ps. 42:5, 11; 43:5

4You hold my eyelids open;

  I am so gtroubled that I cannot speak.

[Gen. 41:8]

5I consider hthe days of old,

  the years long ago.

10; Ps. 44:1; 143:5; Deut. 32:7; Isa. 51:9

6I said,1 “Let me remember my isong in the night;

  let me jmeditate in my heart.”

  Then my spirit made a diligent search:

Ps. 4:4

See Ps. 42:8

Hebrew lacks I said

7“Will the Lord kspurn forever,

  and never again lbe favorable?

Ps. 85:1

See Ps. 44:9

8Has his steadfast love forever ceased?

  Are his mpromises at an end for all time?

[Rom. 9:6]

9nHas God forgotten to be gracious?

  oHas he in anger shut up his compassion?”   Selah

[Hab. 3:2]

[Isa. 49:15]

10Then I said, “I will appeal to this,

  to the years of the pright hand of the Most High.”2

[Ps. 118:15]

Or This is my grief: that the right hand of the Most High has changed

11I will remember the deeds of the Lord;

  yes, I will qremember your wonders of old.

5; Ps. 105:5

12I will ponder all your rwork,

  and meditate on your smighty deeds.

Ps. 9:11

Ps. 90:16

13Your way, O God, is tholy.

  uWhat god is great like our God?

See Ps. 35:10

Ps. 73:17

14You are the God who vworks wonders;

  you have wmade known your might among the peoples.

Ps. 106:8

See Ps. 72:18

15You xwith your arm redeemed your people,

  the children of Jacob and Joseph.   Selah

[Ps. 74:2; Ex. 6:6; Deut. 9:29]

16When ythe waters saw you, O God,

  when the waters saw you, they were afraid;

  indeed, the deep trembled.

Ps. 114:3; Ex. 14:21; Josh. 3:15; Hab. 3:10

17The clouds poured out water;

  the skies zgave forth thunder;

  your aarrows flashed on every side.

See Ps. 18:14

[Ps. 68:33]

18bThe crash of your thunder was in the whirlwind;

  cyour lightnings lighted up the world;

  the earth dtrembled and shook.

See Ps. 18:7

Ps. 97:4

Ps. 104:7

19Your eway was through the sea,

  your path through the great waters;

  yet your footprints fwere unseen.3

See Ps. 36:6

Hab. 3:15

Hebrew unknown

20You gled your people like a flock

  by the hand of Moses and Aaron.

Ps. 78:52; 80:1; Ex. 13:21; 14:19; Isa. 63:11