Psalms Chapter 43
(Original 1611 KJV Bible)
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1 Dauid praying to be restored to the Temple, promiseth to serue God ioyfully. 5 He encourageth his soule to trust in God.
Iudge mee, O God, and plead my cause against an vngodly nation; O deliuer me from the deceitfull and vniust man.1
For thou art the God of my strength, why doest thou cast me off? why goe I mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?
O send out thy light & thy trueth; let them leade mee, let them bring mee vnto thy holy hill, and to thy Tabernacles.
Then will I goe vnto the Altar of God, vnto God my exceeding ioy: yea vpon the harpe will I praise thee, O God, my God.4
Why art thou cast downe, O my soule? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God, for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.5
Psalms Chapter 43 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):
1 Or, vnmercifull. , Hebr. from a man of deceit, and iniquitie.
4 Hebr the gladnesse of my ioy.
5 Psal.42.6. and 12.
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