O Lord, give ear unto my voice, when I do cry to Thee;
Upon me also mercy have, and do Thou answer me.
When Thou didst say, “Seek ye My face," then unto Thee
Thus did my heart, above all things Thy face, Lord, seek
Far from me hide not Thou Thy face; put not
away from Thee
Thy servant in Thy wrath: Thou hast a helper been to me.
O God of my salvation, leave me not, nor forsake:
Though me my parents both should leave, the Lord will me
O Lord, instruct me in Thy way, to me a leader be
In a plain path, because of those that hatred bear to
Give me not to mine enemies’ will; for witnesses that
Against me risen are, and such as breathe out cruelty.
I fainted had, unless that I believèd had to see
The Lord’s own goodness in the land of them that living
Wait on the Lord, and be thou strong, and He shall
Unto thine heart; yea, do thou wait, I say, upon the