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|See commentary, Psalms 40-44 | Bible Dictionary | Chronological|
David, praying to be restored to the temple, promises to serve God joyfully.
43:1 Vindicate me, God, and plead my cause against an ungodly nation.
Oh, deliver me from deceitful and wicked men.
43:2 For you are the God of my strength. Why have you rejected me?
Why do I go mourning because of the oppression of the enemy?
43:3 Oh, send out your light and your truth.
Let them lead me.
Let them bring me to your holy hill,
To your tents.
43:4 Then I will go to the altar of God,
to God, my exceeding joy.
I will praise you on the harp, God, my God.
He encourages his soul to trust in God.
43:5 Why are you in despair, my soul?
Why are you disturbed within me?
Hope in God!
For I shall still praise him:
my Savior, my helper, and my God.