1 The `title of the fyue and eiytetithe salm. The preier of Dauid. Lord, bowe doun thin eere, and here me; for Y am nedi and pore.
2 Kepe thou my lijf, for Y am holi; my God, make thou saaf thi seruaunt hopynge in thee.
3 Lord, haue thou merci on me, for Y criede al day to thee;
4 make thou glad the soule of thi seruaunt, for whi, Lord, Y haue reisid my soule to thee.
5 For thou, Lord, art swete and mylde; and of myche merci to alle men inwardli clepynge thee.
6 Lord, perseyue thou my preier with eeris; and yyue thou tente to the vois of my bisechyng.
7 In the dai of my tribulacioun Y criede to thee; for thou herdist me.
8 Lord, noon among goddis is lijk thee; and noon is euene to thi werkis.
9 Lord, alle folkis, whiche euere thou madist, schulen come, and worschipe bifore thee; and thei schulen glorifie thi name.
10 For thou art ful greet, and makinge merueils; thou art God aloone.
11 Lord, lede thou me forth in thi weie, and Y schal entre in thi treuthe; myn herte be glad, that it drede thi name.
12 Mi Lord God, Y schal knouleche to thee in al myn herte; and Y schal glorifie thi name withouten ende.
13 For thi merci is greet on me; and thou deliueridist my soule fro the lower helle.
14 God, wickid men han rise vp on me; and the synagoge of myyti men han souyt my lijf; and thei han not set forth thee in her siyt.
15 And thou, Lord God, doynge merci, and merciful; pacient, and of myche merci, and sothefast.
16 Biholde on me, and haue mercy on me, yyue thou the empire to thi child; and make thou saaf the sone of thin handmayden.
17 Make thou with me a signe in good, that thei se, that haten me, and be aschamed; for thou, Lord, hast helpid me, and hast coumfortid me.