52 “May your eyes be open(A) to your servant’s plea and to the plea of your people Israel, and may you listen to them whenever they cry out to you.(B)

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16 Give ear,(A) Lord, and hear;(B) open your eyes,(C) Lord, and see; listen to the words Sennacherib has sent to ridicule the living God.

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15 Now my eyes will be open and my ears attentive to the prayers offered in this place.(A)

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let your ear be attentive and your eyes open to hear(A) the prayer(B) your servant is praying before you day and night for your servants, the people of Israel. I confess(C) the sins we Israelites, including myself and my father’s family, have committed against you.

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Psalm 5[a]

For the director of music. For pipes. A psalm of David.

Listen(A) to my words, Lord,
    consider my lament.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 5:1 In Hebrew texts 5:1-12 is numbered 5:2-13.
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Turn your ear to me,(A)
    come quickly to my rescue;(B)
be my rock of refuge,(C)
    a strong fortress to save me.

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17 He will respond to the prayer(A) of the destitute;
    he will not despise their plea.

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    Lord, hear my voice.(A)
Let your ears be attentive(B)
    to my cry for mercy.(C)

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17 Give ear, Lord, and hear;(A) open your eyes, Lord, and see;(B) listen to all the words Sennacherib(C) has sent to ridicule(D) the living God.(E)

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