15 My [a]confusion is daily before me, and the shame of my face hath covered me,

16 For the voice of the slanderer and rebuker, for the enemy and [b]avenger.

17 All this is come upon us, yet do we not [c]forget thee, neither deal we falsely concerning thy covenant.

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  1. Psalm 44:15 I dare not lift up my head for shame.
  2. Psalm 44:16 Meaning, the proud and cruel tyrant.
  3. Psalm 44:17 They boast not of their virtues, but declare that they rest upon God in the midst of their afflictions: who punished not now their sins, but by hard afflictions called them to the consideration of the heavenly joys.

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