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3 O Lord, I have so many enemies; so many are against me. 4 Answer me when I call to you, O God who declares me innocent. Free me from my troubles. Have mercy o… 5 O Lord, hear me as I pray; pay attention to my groaning. 6 O Lord, don’t rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your rage. 7 I come to you for protection, O Lord my God. Save me from my persecutors—rescue me! 8 O Lord, our Lord, your majestic name fills the earth! Your glory is higher than the heavens. 9 I will praise you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all the marvelous things you have done. 10 O Lord, why do you stand so far away? Why do you hide when I am in trouble? 11 I trust in the Lord for protection. So why do you say to me, “Fly like a bird to the mountains for s… 12 Help, O Lord, for the godly are fast disappearing! The faithful have vanished from the earth! 13 O Lord, how long will you forget me? Forever? How long will you look the other way? 14 Only fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, and their actions are evil; not… 15 Who may worship in your sanctuary, Lord? Who may enter your presence on your holy hill? 16 Keep me safe, O God, for I have come to you for refuge. 17 O Lord, hear my plea for justice. Listen to my cry for help. Pay attention to my prayer, for it come… 18 I love you, Lord; you are my strength. 19 The heavens proclaim the glory of God. The skies display his craftsmanship. 20 In times of trouble, may the Lord answer your cry. May the name of the God of Jacob keep you safe fr… 21 How the king rejoices in your strength, O Lord! He shouts with joy because you give him victory. 22 My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? Why are you so far away when I groan for help? 23 The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. 24 The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it. The world and all its people belong to him. 25 O Lord, I give my life to you. 26 Declare me innocent, O Lord, for I have acted with integrity; I have trusted in the Lord without wav… 27 The Lord is my light and my salvation— so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protectin… 28 I pray to you, O Lord, my rock. Do not turn a deaf ear to me. For if you are silent, I might as well… 29 Honor the Lord, you heavenly beings; honor the Lord for his glory and strength. 30 I will exalt you, Lord, for you rescued me. You refused to let my enemies triumph over me. 31 O Lord, I have come to you for protection; don’t let me be disgraced. Save me, for you do what is ri… 32 Oh, what joy for those whose disobedience is forgiven, whose sin is put out of sight! 33 Let the godly sing for joy to the Lord; it is fitting for the pure to praise him. 34 I will praise the Lord at all times. I will constantly speak his praises. 35 O Lord, oppose those who oppose me. Fight those who fight against me. 36 Sin whispers to the wicked, deep within their hearts. They have no fear of God at all. 37 Don’t worry about the wicked or envy those who do wrong. 38 O Lord, don’t rebuke me in your anger or discipline me in your rage! 39 I said to myself, “I will watch what I do and not sin in what I say. I will hold my tongue when the … 40 I waited patiently for the Lord to help me, and he turned to me and heard my cry.

42 As the deer longs for streams of water, so I long for you, O God. 43 Declare me innocent, O God! Defend me against these ungodly people. Rescue me from these unjust liar… 44 O God, we have heard it with our own ears— our ancestors have told us of all you did in their day, i… 45 Beautiful words stir my heart. I will recite a lovely poem about the king, for my tongue is like the… 46 God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble. 47 Come, everyone! Clap your hands! Shout to God with joyful praise! 48 How great is the Lord, how deserving of praise, in the city of our God, which sits on his holy mount… 49 Listen to this, all you people! Pay attention, everyone in the world! 50 The Lord, the Mighty One, is God, and he has spoken; he has summoned all humanity from where the sun… 51 Have mercy on me, O God, because of your unfailing love. Because of your great compassion, blot out … 52 Why do you boast about your crimes, great warrior? Don’t you realize God’s justice continues forever… 53 Only fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, and their actions are evil; not… 54 Come with great power, O God, and rescue me! Defend me with your might. 55 Listen to my prayer, O God. Do not ignore my cry for help! 56 O God, have mercy on me, for people are hounding me. My foes attack me all day long. 57 Have mercy on me, O God, have mercy! I look to you for protection. I will hide beneath the shadow of… 58 Justice—do you rulers know the meaning of the word? Do you judge the people fairly? 59 Rescue me from my enemies, O God. Protect me from those who have come to destroy me. 60 You have rejected us, O God, and broken our defenses. You have been angry with us; now restore us to… 61 O God, listen to my cry! Hear my prayer! 62 I wait quietly before God, for my victory comes from him. 63 O God, you are my God; I earnestly search for you. My soul thirsts for you; my whole body longs for … 64 O God, listen to my complaint. Protect my life from my enemies’ threats. 65 What mighty praise, O God, belongs to you in Zion. We will fulfill our vows to you, 66 Shout joyful praises to God, all the earth! 67 May God be merciful and bless us. May his face smile with favor on us. Interlude 68 Rise up, O God, and scatter your enemies. Let those who hate God run for their lives. 69 Save me, O God, for the floodwaters are up to my neck. 70 Please, God, rescue me! Come quickly, Lord, and help me. 71 O Lord, I have come to you for protection; don’t let me be disgraced.

107 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever. 108 My heart is confident in you, O God; no wonder I can sing your praises with all my heart! 109 O God, whom I praise, don’t stand silent and aloof 110 The Lord said to my Lord, “Sit in the place of honor at my right hand until I humble your enemies, m… 111 Praise the Lord! I will thank the Lord with all my heart as I meet with his godly people. 112 Praise the Lord! How joyful are those who fear the Lord and delight in obeying his commands. 113 Praise the Lord! Yes, give praise, O servants of the Lord. Praise the name of the Lord! 114 When the Israelites escaped from Egypt— when the family of Jacob left that foreign land— 115 Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name goes all the glory for your unfailing love and faithf… 116 I love the Lord because he hears my voice and my prayer for mercy. 117 Praise the Lord, all you nations. Praise him, all you people of the earth. 118 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever. 119 Aleph Joyful are people of integrity, who follow the instructions of the Lord. 120 I took my troubles to the Lord; I cried out to him, and he answered my prayer. 121 I look up to the mountains— does my help come from there? 122 I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.” 123 I lift my eyes to you, O God, enthroned in heaven. 124 What if the Lord had not been on our side? Let all Israel repeat: 125 Those who trust in the Lord are as secure as Mount Zion; they will not be defeated but will endure f… 126 When the Lord brought back his exiles to Jerusalem, it was like a dream! 127 Unless the Lord builds a house, the work of the builders is wasted. Unless the Lord protects a city,… 128 How joyful are those who fear the Lord— all who follow his ways! 129 From my earliest youth my enemies have persecuted me. Let all Israel repeat this: 130 From the depths of despair, O Lord, I call for your help. 131 Lord, my heart is not proud; my eyes are not haughty. I don’t concern myself with matters too great … 132 Lord, remember David and all that he suffered. 133 How wonderful and pleasant it is when brothers live together in harmony! 134 Oh, praise the Lord, all you servants of the Lord, you who serve at night in the house of the Lord. 135 Praise the Lord! Praise the name of the Lord! Praise him, you who serve the Lord, 136 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever. 137 Beside the rivers of Babylon, we sat and wept as we thought of Jerusalem. 138 I give you thanks, O Lord, with all my heart; I will sing your praises before the gods. 139 O Lord, you have examined my heart and know everything about me. 140 O Lord, rescue me from evil people. Protect me from those who are violent, 141 O Lord, I am calling to you. Please hurry! Listen when I cry to you for help! 142 I cry out to the Lord; I plead for the Lord’s mercy. 143 Hear my prayer, O Lord; listen to my plea! Answer me because you are faithful and righteous. 144 Praise the Lord, who is my rock. He trains my hands for war and gives my fingers skill for battle. 145 I will exalt you, my God and King, and praise your name forever and ever.