But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as
He delivers the poor in his affliction, and opens their ears in oppression.
Look upon mine affliction and my pain; and forgive all my sins.
The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped:
therefore my heart greatly rejoices; and with my song will I praise him.
Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth him out of
This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me.
It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.
Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, O earth; and break forth into singing, O
mountains: for the Lord hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his
In all their affliction he was afflicted, and the angel of his presence saved
them: in his love and in his pity he redeemed them; and he bare them, and
carried them all the days of old.
To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David, when he fled from Saul in
Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee:
yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be
I am afflicted very much: quicken me, O Lord, according unto thy word.
Consider mine affliction, and deliver me: for I do not forget thy law.