O my God, I cry by day, but You do not answer; And by night, but I have no rest.
My tears have been my food day and night, While they say to me all day long, “Where is your God?”
A Song. A Psalm of the sons of Korah. For the choir director; according to Mahalath Leannoth. A Maskil of Heman the Ezrahite. O Lord, the God of my salvation, I have cried out by day and in the night before You.
now, will not God bring about justice for His elect who cry to Him day and night, and will He delay long over them?
As for me, I shall call upon God, And the Lord will save me.
O Lord God of hosts, How long will You be angry with the prayer of Your people?
Even when I cry out and call for help, He shuts out my prayer.
You have covered Yourself with a cloud So that no prayer can pass through.
And He left them again, and went away and prayed a third time, saying the same thing once more.
It was at this time that He went off to the mountain to pray, and He spent the whole night in prayer to God.
And He withdrew from them about a stone’s throw, and He knelt down and began to pray,
as we night and day keep praying most earnestly that we may see your face, and may complete what is lacking in your faith?
I thank God, whom I serve with a clear conscience the way my forefathers did, as I constantly remember you in my prayers night and day,