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Domine, Deus salutis. A prayer of one under grievous affliction: it agrees to Christ in his passion, and alludes to his death and burial.

[1] A canticle of a psalm for the sons of Core: unto the end, for Maheleth, to answer understanding of Eman the Ezrahite. [2] O Lord, the God of my salvation: I have cried in the day, and in the night before thee. [3] Let my prayer come in before thee: incline thy ear to my petition. [4] For my soul is filled with evils: and my life hath drawn nigh to hell. [5] I am counted among them that go down to the pit: I am become as a man without help,

[1] "Maheleth": A musical instrument, or chorus of musicians, to answer one another.-- Ibid.

[1] "Understanding": Or a psalm of instruction, composed by Eman the Ezrahite, or by David, in his name.

[6] Free among the dead. Like the slain sleeping in the sepulchres, whom thou rememberest no more: and they are cast off from thy hand. [7] They have laid me in the lower pit: in the dark places, and in the shadow of death. [8] Thy wrath is strong over me: and all thy waves thou hast brought in upon me. [9] Thou hast put away my acquaintance far from me: they have set me an abomination to themselves. I was delivered up, and came not forth: [10] My eyes languished through poverty. All the day I cried to thee, O Lord: I stretched out my hands to thee.

[11] Wilt thou shew wonders to the dead? or shall physicians raise to life, and give praise to thee? [12] Shall any one in the sepulchre declare thy mercy: and thy truth in destruction? [13] Shall thy wonders be known in the dark; and thy justice in the land of forgetfulness? [14] But I, O Lord, have cried to thee: and in the morning my prayer shall prevent thee. [15] Lord, why castest thou off my prayer: why turnest thou away thy face from me?

[16] I am poor, and in labours from my youth: and being exalted have been humbled and troubled. [17] Thy wrath hath come upon me: and thy terrors have troubled me. [18] They have come round about me like water all the day: they have compassed me about together. [19] Friend and neighbour thou hast put far from me: and my acquaintance, because of misery.

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