1 {A song of the stairs} Out of the deep have I called unto thee, O LORD; LORD, hear my voice. 2 O let thine ears consider well the voice of my complaint.
3 If thou, LORD wilt be extreme to mark what is done amiss, O LORD who may abide it? 4 But there is mercy with thee, that thou mayest be feared.
5 I look for the LORD; my soul doth wait for him, and in his word is my trust. 6 My soul fleeth unto the LORD before the morning watch, I say, before the morning watch.
7 O Israel, trust in the LORD; for with the LORD there is mercy, and with him is plenteous redemption. 8 And he shall redeem Israel from all his sins.