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Psalm 28

A Prayer for Help, and Praise for Its Answer.

A Psalm of David.

1To you I call, O Lord,
My rock, do not be deaf to me,
For if You are silent to me,
I will become like those who go down to the pit (grave).

Hear the voice of my supplication (specific requests, humble entreaties) as I cry to You for help,
As I lift up my hands and heart toward Your innermost sanctuary (Holy of Holies).

Do not drag me away with the wicked
And with those who do evil,
Who speak peace with their neighbors,
While malice and mischief are in their hearts.

Repay them according to their work and according to the evil of their practices;
Repay them according to the deeds of their hands;
Repay them what they deserve.

Because they have no regard for the works of the Lord
Nor the deeds of His hands,
He will tear them down and not rebuild them.


Blessed be the Lord,
Because He has heard the voice of my supplication.

The Lord is my strength and my [impenetrable] shield;
My heart trusts [with unwavering confidence] in Him, and I am helped;
Therefore my heart greatly rejoices,
And with my song I shall thank Him and praise Him.

The Lord is their [unyielding] strength,
And He is the fortress of salvation to His anointed.

Save Your people and bless Your inheritance;
Be their shepherd also, and carry them forever.

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Salmos 28

Salmo de David.

1A ti clamo, Señor, roca mía;
    no te desentiendas de mí,
porque, si guardas silencio,
    ya puedo contarme entre los muertos.
Oye mi voz suplicante
    cuando a ti acudo en busca de ayuda,
    cuando tiendo los brazos hacia tu lugar santísimo.
No me arrastres con los malvados,
    con los que hacen iniquidad,
con los que hablan de paz con su prójimo,
    pero en su corazón albergan maldad.
Págales conforme a sus obras,
    conforme a sus malas acciones.
Págales conforme a las obras de sus manos;
    ¡dales su merecido!
Ya que no toman en cuenta las obras del Señor
    y lo que él ha hecho con sus manos,
él los derribará
    y nunca más volverá a levantarlos.

Bendito sea el Señor,
    que ha oído mi voz suplicante.
El Señor es mi fuerza y mi escudo;
    mi corazón en él confía;
    de él recibo ayuda.
Mi corazón salta de alegría,
    y con cánticos le daré gracias.

El Señor es la fortaleza de su pueblo,
    y un baluarte de salvación para su ungido.
Salva a tu pueblo, bendice a tu heredad,
    y cual pastor guíalos por siempre.