86:1 <> Hear, Yahweh, and answer me, For I am poor and needy.
86:2 Preserve my soul, for I am godly. You, my God, save your servant who trusts in you.
86:3 Be merciful to me, Lord, For I call to you all day long.
86:4 Bring joy to the soul of your servant, For to you, Lord, do I lift up my soul.
86:5 For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; Abundant in loving kindness to all those who call on you.
86:6 Hear, Yahweh, my prayer. Listen to the voice of my petitions.
86:7 In the day of my trouble I will call on you, For you will answer me.
86:8 There is no one like you among the gods, Lord, Nor any deeds like your deeds.
86:9 All nations you have made will come and worship before you, Lord. They shall glorify your name.
86:10 For you are great, and do wondrous things. You are God alone.
86:11 Teach me your way, Yahweh. I will walk in your truth. Make my heart undivided to fear your name.
86:12 I will praise you, Lord my God, with my whole heart. I will glorify your name forevermore.
86:13 For your loving kindness is great toward me. You have delivered my soul from the lowest Sheol.
86:14 God, the proud have risen up against me. A company of violent men have sought after my soul, And they don't hold regard for you before them.
86:15 But you, Lord, are a merciful and gracious God, Slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness and truth.
86:16 Turn to me, and have mercy on me! Give your strength to your servant. Save the son of your handmaid.
86:17 Show me a sign of your goodness, That those who hate me may see it, and be shamed, Because you, Yahweh, have helped me, and comforted me.