- Psalm 123 A song of ascents.
- I lift up my eyes to you, to you whose throne is in heaven.
- As the eyes of slaves look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a maid look to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the LORD our God, till he shows us his mercy.
- Have mercy on us, O LORD, have mercy on us, for we have endured much contempt.
- We have endured much ridicule from the proud, much contempt from the arrogant.