35:22 But you take notice, 1 Lord!
O Lord, do not remain far away from me!
35:23 Rouse yourself, wake up 2 and vindicate me! 3
My God and Lord, defend my just cause! 4
1 tn Heb “you see, O
2 sn Though he is confident that the Lord is aware of his situation (see v. 22a), the psalmist compares the Lord’s inactivity to sleep and urges him to wake up.
3 tn Heb “for my justice.”
4 tn Heb “for my cause.”