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Psalm 60 (61)

An exile's prayer
"The prayer of a just man who looks to the things which are eternal" (St Hilary).

O God, hear my cry!
  Listen to my prayer!
From the end of the earth I call;
  my heart is faint.

On the rock too high for me to reach
  set me on high,
O you who have been my refuge,
  my tower against the foe.

Let me dwell in your tent for ever
  and hide in the shelter of your wings.
For you, O God, hear my prayer,
  grant me the heritage of those who fear you.

May you lengthen the life of the king;
  may his years cover many generations.
May he ever sit enthroned before God:
  bid love and truth be his protection.

So I will always praise your name
  and day after day fulfil my vows.