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With my soul have I desired thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me will I seek thee early: for when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.
Should I call thee to mind upon my conch, In the watches of the night, would I breathe soft speech of thee.
In the day of my distress - unto My Lord, will I seek, My hand, by night, hath been outstretched and never once became slack, My soul, hath refused to be consoled;
At midnight, I arise to give thanks unto thee, For thy righteous regulations.
I have hoped, O my soul, for My Lord, more than they who watch for the morning, who watch for the morning.
Song of Songs 3:1
SHEUpon my couch, in the night-time, sought I the beloved of my soul, - I sought him, but found him not.
Song of Songs 5:2
SHEI, was sleeping, but, my heart, was awake, - The voice of my beloved - knocking! Open to me, my sister, my fair one, my dove, my perfect one, for, my head, is filled with dew, my locks, with the moisture of the night.
And it came to pass, in these days, that he went forth into the mountain to pray, and was spending the night in the prayer-house of God.
O God, my GOD, thou art, Earnestly do I desire thee, - My soul thirsteth for thee, My flesh fainteth for thee, In a land - dry, and weary for want of water, -
I love, them who love me, and, they who diligently seek me, find me:
But be seeking first, the kingdom and its righteousness, - and, all these things, shall be added unto you.
And, very early by night arising, he went out and departedinto a desert place, and, there, was praying;
Therefore hereby, shall a propitiatory - covering be put over the iniquity of Jacob, And all, this, is the fruit of taking away his sin, - When he maketh all the stones of an altar like chalk-stones that soon crumble, Sacred Stems and Sun Images, shall not arise.
Nevertheless as I live, - and that all the earth may be filled with the glory of Yahweh,
So that a son of earth may say - Surely there is fruit for the righteous man! Surely there are gods who judge in the earth!
Therefore have all men feared, - And have told the doing of God, And, his work, have considered.
That men may know that, thou, Whose Name alone is Yahweh, Art Most High over all the earth.
I will depart, will return unto my place! till what time they acknowledge their guilt, and seek my face, - In their trouble, will they make for me diligent search.
And, in that hour, there came to be a great earthquake; and, the tenth of the city, fell, and there were slain, in the earthquake, names of men - seven thousand. And, the rest, became, greatly afraid, and gave glory unto the God of heaven.
O Yahweh! in the morning, shalt thou hear my voice, In the morning, will I set in order unto thee, and keep watch;