7:7 But I will keep watching for the Lord;
I will wait for the God who delivers me.
My God will hear my lament. 1
Though I have fallen, I will get up.
Though I sit in darkness, the Lord will be my light. 4
for I have sinned against him.
and accomplish justice on my behalf.
He will lead me out into the light;
1 tn Heb “me.” In the interest of clarity the nature of the prophet’s cry has been specified as “my lament” in the translation.
2 tn The singular form is understood as collective.
3 tn Or “rejoice” (KJV, NAB, NASB, NRSV); NCV “don’t laugh at me.”
5 tn Heb “lift, bear.”
6 tn Heb “until.”
7 tn Or “plead my case” (NASB and NIV both similar); NRSV “until he takes my side.”
8 tn Heb “see.”
9 tn Or “justice, vindication.”