I called to the Lord in my distress,
and I cried to my God for help.
From His temple He heard my voice,(A)
and my cry to Him reached His ears.(B)

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Listen closely to me; rescue me quickly.
Be a rock of refuge for me,
a mountain fortress to save me.(A)

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Psalm 86

Lament and Petition

A Davidic prayer.

Listen, Lord, and answer me,
for I am poor and needy.(A)

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