1 Hear my cry, O God; listen to my prayer!
2 In despair and far from home I call to you! Take me to the rock that is my safe refuge,
3 for you are my protector, my strong tower defense against my enemies.
4 Let me live in your sanctuary all my life. Let me find safety under your wings.
5 You have heard my vows, O God, and you have given me what belongs to those who respect your name.
6 Add many years to the king's life; let him live on and on!
7 May he rule forever in your presence, O God. Protect him with your constant love and faithfulness.
8 So I will always sing praises to your name, as I perform my vows day after day.