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Let my cry come before you, O Lord;

give me understanding according to your word.

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TAU. (Ps 119:169-176).

169, 170. The prayer for understanding of the truth precedes that for deliverance. The fulfilment of the first is the basis of the fulfilment of the second (Ps 90:11-17). On the terms "cry" and "supplication" (compare Ps 6:9; 17:1).