“This is why 1 my troubled thoughts bring me back 2 – because of my feelings 3 within me.
Hurry and help me, 1 O Lord, my deliverer!
I keep your commands eagerly and without delay. 1
If 1 I have walked in falsehood, and if 2 my foot has hastened 3 to deceit –
But you, O Lord, do not remain far away! You are my source of strength! 1 Hurry and help me! 2
Please be willing, O Lord, to rescue me! O Lord, hurry and help me! 1
I will hurry off to a place that is safe from the strong wind 1 and the gale.”
For the music director; by David; written to get God’s attention. 2 O God, please be willing to rescue me! 3 O Lord, hurry and help me! 4
O God, do not remain far away from me! My God, hurry and help me! 1
For no one 1 can eat and drink 2 or experience joy 3 apart from him. 4
A psalm of David. O Lord, I cry out to you. Come quickly to me! Pay attention to me when I cry out to you!
They say, “Let him hurry, let him act quickly, 1 so we can see; let the plan of the Holy One of Israel 2 take shape 3 and come to pass, then we will know it!”
The least of you will multiply into 1 a thousand; the smallest of you will become a large nation. When the right time comes, I the Lord will quickly do this!” 2
I will get revenge and pay them back at the time their foot slips; for the day of their disaster is near, and the impending judgment 1 is rushing upon them!”
The men hiding in ambush made a mad dash 1 to Gibeah. They 2 attacked 3 and put the sword to the entire city.
Jonathan called out to the servant, “Hurry! Go faster! Don’t delay!” Jonathan’s servant retrieved the arrow and came back to his master.
I am oppressed and needy! 1 O God, hurry to me! 2 You are my helper and my deliverer! O Lord, 3 do not delay!
Therefore, this is what the sovereign master, the Lord, says: “Look, I am laying 1 a stone in Zion, an approved 2 stone, set in place as a precious cornerstone for the foundation. 3 The one who maintains his faith will not panic. 4
Their horses are faster than leopards and more alert 1 than wolves in the desert. 2 Their horses 3 gallop, 4 their horses come a great distance; like a vulture 5 they swoop down quickly to devour their prey. 6
but we will maintain ourselves in armed readiness 1 and go before the Israelites until whenever we have brought them to their place. Our descendants will be living in fortified towns as a protection against 2 the inhabitants of the land.