Hear my voice, O God, in my complaint. Preserve my life from fear of the enemy.
Keep me as the apple of the eye. Hide me under the shadow of thy wings,
Hear, O LORD, when I cry with my voice. Have mercy also upon me, and answer me.
For I have heard the slander of many. Fear [was] on every side, while they took counsel together against me. They devised to take away my life.
Give ear to my prayer, O God, and hide not thyself from my supplication.
My enemies would swallow me up all the day long, for they are many who fight proudly against me.
Out of the depths I have cried to thee, O LORD.
Deliver me, O LORD, from the evil man. Preserve me from the violent man,
LORD, I have called upon thee. Make haste to me. Give ear to my voice when I call to thee.
Hear my prayer, O LORD. Give ear to my supplications. In thy faithfulness answer me, [and] in thy righteousness.
I called upon thy name, O LORD, out of the lowest dungeon.
And the Lord spoke to Paul by a vision at night, Fear not, but speak, and be not silent,