Maschil of David, when he was in the cave. A Prayer
1 With my voice to, Jehovah I cried; With my voice to. Jehovah I made supplication.
2 I poured out before his face my meditation; My affliction before his face I declare.
3 When perplexed within me was my spirit, And thou knewest my path: In the way wherein I walked, they laid a snare for me.
4 On looking to the right hand, and beholding, None there was who would know me, Perish did refuge from me, [There was] no man seeking after my soul.
5 I cried to thee, O Jehovah! I said, Thou art my hope, My portion in the land of the living.
6 Attend to my cry, For under affliction I labor exceedingly: Deliver me from my persecutors, For they are too strong for me.
7 Rescue from prison my soul, That I may celebrate thy name: Crown me shall the righteous ones, For thou shalt recompense me.