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«A Song of Ascents
To you I do lift up my eyes, you who sit in the heavens.
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Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a maid to the hand of her mistress; so our eyes look to Yahweh, our God, until he has mercy on us.
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Have mercy on us, Yahweh, have mercy on us, for we have endured much contempt.
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Our soul is exceedingly filled with the scoffing of those who are at ease, with the contempt of the proud.