“Judge me, God, and plead my cause against a faithless nation. Rescue me from those who deceive and from those who are unjust…. Send out your light and your truth; let them be my guide; let them lead me to your holy mountain, to the places where you live.” Complete Jewish Bible
The Hebrew word for ‘judge or ‘vindicate’ is din and means to ‘execute judgment.
The Hebrew word for ‘plead’ is rib and means ‘contend.’
The Hebrew word for ‘faithless’ or ‘ungodly’ is lo chadid and means ‘no kindness, no piety, or immoral.’
The Hebrew word for ‘rescue’ is palat and means ‘to deliver as in finding a way to escape.’
The Hebrew word for ‘deceive’ is mirmah and means ‘false, dishonest or betrayal of trust.’ Mirmah is to be guilty of misleading others.
The Hebrew word for ‘unjust’ is avel and means ‘unrighteous, full of iniquity, wrong.’
The Hebrew word for ‘light’ is or and means ‘light of instruction’ or Torah.
The Hebrew word for ‘truth’ is emet and means ‘your faithfulness as spoken.’
“Execute judgment for me, Adonai and contend my cause against an unkind and immoral nation. Help me escape from those who betray trust and mislead others and from those who are unrighteous and full of iniquity…. Send out your light of instruction and your spoken word of faithfulness; let them be my guide; let them lead me to your holy mountain [in Jerusalem], to the places where you live.“
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