I will confess my sins,
and the sins of my fathers,
for I have transgressed ‑\and neglected
Thee, O Lord,
and walked perversely before Thee.
Set not, O Lord, set not my misdeeds
nor my life in the light of Thy
But pardon the iniquity of Thy servant,
according to Thy great mercy;
as Thou hast been merciful to him from
even so now.
I have sinned, what shall I do unto
O Thou preserver of men?
Why hast Thou
set me as a mark
so that I am
a burden to myself?
and take away mine iniquity.
Deliver me from going
down to the pit,
for Thou hast found a ransom.
on me, Son of David,
Yea, Lord, even the dogs eat of the
from their masters’ table.
Have patience with me, Lord,
yet I have not wherewith to pay,
forgive me the whole debt,
I beseech Thee.
How long wilt Thou forget me, O Lord?
How long wilt Thou hide Thy face
How long shall I seek counsel in my soul,
and be vexed in my heart day and night?
How long shall mine enemies triumph
Consider and hear me, O Lord my God,
lighten mine eyes that I sleep not
lest mine enemy say I have prevailed
for if I be
cast down, they that trouble
me will rejoice at it;
but my trust
is in Thy mercy.