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I rely on the Lord, I rely on him with my whole being; I wait for his assuring word.
I wait for your deliverance, O Lord.
Now there was a man in Jerusalem named Simeon who was righteous and devout, looking for the restoration of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.
Yet I wait for you, O Lord! You will respond, O Lord, my God!
(Kaf) I desperately long for your deliverance. I find hope in your word.
Even if he slays me, I will hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face!
Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you believe in him, so that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
So I began to despair about all the fruit of my labor for which I worked so hard on earth.