29 But if he remains silent,(A) who can condemn him?(B)
    If he hides his face,(C) who can see him?
Yet he is over individual and nation alike,(D)

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Psalm 28

Of David.

To you, Lord, I call;
    you are my Rock,
    do not turn a deaf ear(A) to me.
For if you remain silent,(B)
    I will be like those who go down to the pit.(C)

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22 Lord, you have seen(A) this; do not be silent.
    Do not be far(B) from me, Lord.

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    a time to tear and a time to mend,
    a time to be silent(A) and a time to speak,

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14 “For a long time I have kept silent,(A)
    I have been quiet and held myself back.(B)
But now, like a woman in childbirth,
    I cry out, I gasp and pant.(C)

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11 “Whom have you so dreaded and feared(A)
    that you have not been true to me,
and have neither remembered(B) me
    nor taken this to heart?(C)
Is it not because I have long been silent(D)
    that you do not fear me?

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Zion’s New Name

62 For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent,(A)
    for Jerusalem’s sake I will not remain quiet,
till her vindication(B) shines out like the dawn,(C)
    her salvation(D) like a blazing torch.

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12 After all this, Lord, will you hold yourself back?(A)
    Will you keep silent(B) and punish us beyond measure?

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13 Therefore the prudent keep quiet(A) in such times,
    for the times are evil.(B)

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