Psalm 143:1 {142:1}
Good News Translation
LORD, hear my prayer! In your righteousness listen to my plea; answer me in your faithfulness!

Contemporary English Version
Listen, LORD, as I pray! You are faithful and honest and will answer my prayer.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A psalm of David, when his son Absalom pursued him. Hear, O Lord, my prayer: give ear to my supplication in thy truth: hear me in thy justice.

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A psalm of David, when his son Absalom pursued him. Hear, O Lord, my prayer: give ear to my supplication in thy truth: hear me in thy justice.

A Psalm.

Psalm 143:1 A psalm of David, when his son Absalom pursued him. Hear, O Lord, my prayer: give ear to my supplication in thy truth: hear me in thy justice.

; acknowledges the impossibility of being saved but by grace, ver.

Psalm 143:2 And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight no man living shall be justified.

; deplores the lamentable effects of sin, ver.

Psalm 143:3,4 For the enemy hath persecuted my soul: he hath brought down my life to the earth. He hath made me to dwell in darkness as those that have been dead of old: . . .

; comforts himself with a retrospect of God's mercies of old, ver.

Psalm 143:5 I remembered the days of old, I meditated on all thy works: I meditated upon the works of thy hands.

; and prays, in a variety of expressions, for remission of sin, sanctification, and redemption. ver.

Psalm 143:6-12 I stretched forth my hands to thee: my soul is as earth without water unto thee. . . .

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thy faithfulness

Psalm 31:1 Unto the end, a psalm for David, in an ecstasy. [2] In thee, O Lord, have I hoped, let me never be confounded: deliver me in thy justice.

Psalm 71:2 Deliver me in thy justice, and rescue me. Incline thy ear unto me, and save me.

2 Samuel 7:25 And now, O Lord God, raise up for ever the word that thou hast spoken, concerning thy servant and concerning his house: and do as thou hast spoken,

Daniel 9:16 O Lord, against all thy justice: let thy wrath and thy indignation be turned away, I beseech thee, from thy city, Jerusalem, and from thy holy mountain. For by reason of our sins, and the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem, and thy people, are a reproach to all that are round about us.

1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all iniquity.

Context
I Stretch Out My Hands to You
1A psalm of David, when his son Absalom pursued him. Hear, O Lord, my prayer: give ear to my supplication in thy truth: hear me in thy justice.2And enter not into judgment with thy servant: for in thy sight no man living shall be justified.…
Cross References
Psalm 31:1
Unto the end, a psalm for David, in an ecstasy. [2] In thee, O Lord, have I hoped, let me never be confounded: deliver me in thy justice.

Psalm 39:12
Hear my prayer, O Lord, and my supplication: give ear to my tears. Be no silent: for I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourner as all my fathers were.

Psalm 71:2
Deliver me in thy justice, and rescue me. Incline thy ear unto me, and save me.

Psalm 89:1
Of understanding, for Ethan the Ezrahite. [2] The mercies of the Lord I will sing for ever. I will shew forth thy truth with my mouth to generation and generation.

Psalm 89:2
For thou hast said: Mercy shall be built up for ever in the heavens: thy truth shall be prepared in them.

Psalm 119:170
Let my request come in before thee; deliver thou me according to thy word.

Psalm 140:6
I said to the Lord: Thou art my God: hear, O Lord, the voice of my supplication.

Psalm 141:1
I have cried to thee, O Lord, hear me: hearken to my voice, when I cry to thee.

Additional Translations
A Psalm of David. O LORD, hear my prayer. In Your faithfulness, give ear to my plea; in Your righteousness, answer me.Hear my prayer, O LORD, give ear to my supplications: in your faithfulness answer me, and in your righteousness.

Hear my prayer, O Jehovah; give ear to my supplications: In thy faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness.

A Psalm of David, when his son pursued him. O Lord, attend to my prayer: hearken to my supplication in thy truth; hear me in thy righteousness.

{A Psalm of David.} Jehovah, hear my prayer; give ear to my supplications: in thy faithfulness answer me, in thy righteousness.

A Psalm of David. Hear my prayer, O LORD; give ear to my supplications: in thy faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness.

A Psalm of David. Hear my prayer, O LORD, give ear to my supplications: in thy faithfulness answer me, and in thy righteousness.

Hear my prayer, Yahweh. Listen to my petitions. In your faithfulness and righteousness, relieve me.

A Psalm of David. O Jehovah, hear my prayer, Give ear unto my supplications, In Thy faithfulness answer me -- in Thy righteousness.
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