Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
[To the Chief Musician upon shushaneduth. A michtam of David to teach; when he fought with Aramnaharaim and with Aramzobah, when Joab returned and smote of Edom in the Valley of Salt twelve thousand.] O God, you have cast us off, you have scattered us, you have been displeased; O turn yourself to us again.
Hear me, O LORD; for your lovingkindness is good: turn unto me according to the multitude of your tender mercies.
O turn unto me, and have mercy upon me; give your strength unto your servant, and save the son of your handmaid.
He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us; he will subdue our iniquities; and you will cast all their sins into the depths of the sea.
Deliver me out of the mire, and let me not sink: let me be delivered from them that hate me, and out of the deep waters.
I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up: while I suffer your terrors I am distracted.
Therefore is my spirit overwhelmed within me; my heart within me is desolate.
Now therefore, O our God, hear the prayer of your servant, and his supplications, and cause your face to shine upon your sanctuary that is desolate, for the Lord's sake.
And when the sixth hour was come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour.