The Message

Psalm 13

A David Psalm

11-2 Long enough, God
    you’ve ignored me long enough.
I’ve looked at the back of your head
    long enough. Long enough
I’ve carried this ton of trouble,
    lived with a stomach full of pain.
Long enough my arrogant enemies
    have looked down their noses at me.

3-4 Take a good look at me, God, my God;
    I want to look life in the eye,
So no enemy can get the best of me
    or laugh when I fall on my face.

5-6 I’ve thrown myself headlong into your arms—
    I’m celebrating your rescue.
I’m singing at the top of my lungs,
    I’m so full of answered prayers.

Nkwa Asem

Nnwom 13

Mmoa mpaebɔ

1Awurade, wo werɛ befi me akosi da bɛn? Daa nyinaa anaa? Wubehintaw wo ho afi me ho akosi da bɛn? Mentena ɔhaw mu nkosi da bɛn? Awerɛhow nhyɛ me koma ma awia ne anadwo nkosi da bɛn? M’atamfo nni me so nkonim nkosi da bɛn? O Awurade, me Nyankopɔn, tew w’ani hwɛ me na bua me. Ma me ahoɔden; mma me nnwu. Mma m’atamfo nka se, “Yɛadi ne so nkonim.” Mma wɔn ani nnnye m’asehwe ho.

Mede me ho to wo dɔ a ɛnsa da no so. M’ani begye efisɛ, wubegye me nkwa. O Awurade, mɛto dwom ama wo efisɛ, woayɛ me adɔe.