“I am cut off from your presence!” 2
But you heard my plea for mercy when I cried out to you for help.
The Lord protects those who have integrity,
but he pays back in full the one who acts arrogantly. 4
1 tn Heb “and I, I said in my haste.”
2 tn Heb “from before your eyes.”
4 tn The participial forms in the second and third lines characterize the Lord as one who typically protects the faithful and judges the proud.