1: Hear, Yahweh, and answer me, for I am poor and needy.
2: Preserve my soul, for I am godly. You, my God, save your servant who trusts in you.
3: Be merciful to me, Lord, for I call to you all day long.
4: Bring joy to the soul of your servant, for to you, Lord, do I lift up my soul.
5: For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive; abundant in loving kindness to all those who call on you.
6: Hear, Yahweh, my prayer. Listen to the voice of my petitions.
7: In the day of my trouble I will call on you, for you will answer me.
8: There is no one like you among the gods, Lord, nor any deeds like your deeds.
9: All nations you have made will come and worship before you, Lord. They shall glorify your name.
10: For you are great, and do wondrous things. You are God alone.
11: Teach me your way, Yahweh. I will walk in your truth. Make my heart undivided to fear your name.
12: I will praise you, Lord my God, with my whole heart. I will glorify your name forevermore.
13: For your loving kindness is great toward me. You have delivered my soul from the lowest Sheol.
14: God, the proud have risen up against me. A company of violent men have sought after my soul, and they don't hold regard for you before them.
15: But you, Lord, are a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness and truth.
16: Turn to me, and have mercy on me! Give your strength to your servant. Save the son of your handmaid.
17: Show me a sign of your goodness, that those who hate me may see it, and be shamed, because you, Yahweh, have helped me, and comforted me. Psalm 87 A Psalm by the sons of Korah; a Song.