Our pastor will be preaching from Psalm 130 tomorrow. Here is a translation of that psalm done by Robert Alter in The Book of Psalms.

Psalm 130

From the depths I called You, Lord,

Master, hear my voice.

May Your ears listen close to the voice of my plea.

Were You, O Yah, to watch for wrongs,

Master, who could endure?

For forgiveness is Yours,

so that You may be feared.

I hoped for the Lord, my being hoped,

and for His word I waited.

My being for the Master –

more than the dawn-watchers watch for the dawn.

Wait, O Israel, for the Lord,

for with the Lord is steadfast kindness,

and great redemption is with Him.

And He will redeem Israel

from all its wrongs.

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