86:1 A Prayer of David. Bow down thy ear, O LORD, hear me: for I
[am] poor and needy.
86:2 Preserve my soul; for I [am] holy: O thou my God, save thy
servant that trusteth in thee.
86:3 Be merciful to me, O LORD: for I cry to thee daily.
86:4 Rejoice the soul of thy servant: for to thee, O LORD, do I
lift up my soul.
86:5 For thou, LORD, [art] good, and ready to forgive; and
abundant in mercy to all them that call upon thee.
86:6 Give ear, O LORD, to my prayer; and attend to the voice of
86:7 In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee: for thou
wilt answer me.
86:8 Among the gods [there is] none like thee, O LORD; neither
[are there any works] like thy works.
86:9 All nations whom thou hast made shall come and worship
before thee, O LORD; and shall glorify thy name.
86:10 For thou [art] great, and doest wondrous things: thou
[art] God alone.
86:11 Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite
my heart to fear thy name.
86:12 I will praise thee, O LORD my God, with all my heart: and
I will glorify thy name for evermore.
86:13 For great [is] thy mercy towards me: and thou hast
delivered my soul from the lowest hell.
86:14 O God, the proud have risen against me, and the assemblies
of violent [men] have sought after my soul; and have not set
thee before them.
86:15 But thou, O LORD, [art] a God full of compassion, and
gracious; long-suffering, and abundant in mercy and truth.
86:16 O turn to me, and have mercy upon me; give thy strength to
thy servant, and save the son of thy handmaid.
86:17 Show me a token for good; that they who hate me may see
[it], and be ashamed: because thou, LORD, hast helped me, and