The Spirit of the Lord Eternal is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to announce good tidings unto the meek: he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim to captives Liberty, and to prisoners Release;
Be strong, and let your heart be of good courage, all ye that hope in the Lord.
But happy is he who hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is on the Lord his God;
O my God, in thee do I trust, let me not be ashamed, let not my enemies triumph over me.
Yea, none that wait on thee will be put to shame: let those be put to shame who deal treacherously without cause.
For I alone know the thoughts that I entertain respecting you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you a happy future and hope.
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within met? Hope thou in God; for I shall yet thank him, the salvation of my countenance, and my God.
My shelter and my shield art thou: for thy word do I wait.
Yet they that wait upon the Lord shall acquire new strength, they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk, and not become faint.
The Lord is my portion, saith my soul, therefore will I wait for him.
CAPH. My soul ardently desireth for thy salvation: for thy word do I wait.
And now, what shall I wait for, O Lord? my hope is in thee.
O Lord! in the morning do thou hear my voice: in the morning will I set in order my prayer before thee, and 1ook up with hope.
Let thy kindness, O Lord, be upon us, even as we hope in thee.
The Lord will guard thee against all evil: he will guard thy soul.
The Lord will guard thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth and for evermore.
Yea, in God hope in silence, my soul; for from him is my expectation.
Lead me in thy truth, and teach me; for thou art the God of my salvation: on thee do I wait all the day.
Expectation long deferred maketh the heart sick; but a tree of life is a desire which is fulfilled.
I hope for the Lord, my soul doth hope, and for his word do I wait.
But II will look unto the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me.
Our soul waiteth for the Lord: our help and our shield is he.
With terrific deeds in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation, who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of the sea, that are far away;
17 Vain is the horse for victory: nor shall he deliver any by the greatness of his strength.
18 Behold, the eye of the Lord is upon those that fear him, upon those that hope for his kindness.
19 To deliver from death their soul, and to keep them alive in famine.
For not everlastingly shall the needy be forgotten: the expectation of the poor shall not perish for ever.