Psalm 123

1    To you I lift up my eyes,  

to you that are enthroned in the heavens.

2    As the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master,  

or the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress,

3    So our eyes wait upon the Lord our God,  

until he have mercy upon us.

4    Have mercy upon us, O Lord, have mercy upon us,  

for we have had more than enough of contempt.

5    Our soul has had more than enough of the scorn of the arrogant,  

and of the contempt of the proud.


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