More confidence available about our divine purpose from Tehillim 44

18All this has befallen us and we have not forgotten You, neither have we betrayed Your covenant. יחכָּל־זֹ֣את בָּ֖אַתְנוּ וְלֹ֣א שְׁכַֽחֲנ֑וּךָ וְלֹֽא־שִׁ֜קַּ֗רְנוּ בִּבְרִיתֶֽךָ:
19Our heart has not turned back, nor have our steps turned away from Your path יטלֹֽא־נָס֣וֹג אָח֣וֹר לִבֵּ֑נוּ וַתֵּ֥ט אֲשֻׁרֵ֗ינוּ מִנִּ֥י אָרְחֶֽךָ:
20-even when You crushed us in a place of serpents, and You covered us with darkness. ככִּ֣י דִ֖כִּיתָנוּ בִּמְק֣וֹם תַּנִּ֑ים וַתְּכַ֖ס עָלֵ֣ינוּ בְצַלְמָֽוֶת:
21If we forgot the name of our God and spread out our palms to a strange god, כאאִם־שָׁ֖כַחְנוּ שֵׁ֣ם אֱלֹהֵ֑ינוּ וַנִּפְרֹ֥שׂ כַּ֜פֵּ֗ינוּ לְאֵ֣ל זָֽר:
22Will God not search this out? For He knows the secrets of the heart. כבהֲלֹא־אֱלֹהִ֥ים יַֽחֲקָר־זֹ֑את כִּי־ה֥וּא יֹ֜דֵ֗עַ תַּֽעֲלֻמ֥וֹת לֵֽב:
23For it is for Your sake that we are killed all the time, [that] we are considered as sheep for the slaughter. כגכִּֽי־ עָ֖לֶיךָ הֹרַ֣גְנוּ כָל־הַיּ֑וֹם נֶ֜חְשַׁ֗בְנוּ כְּצֹ֣אן טִבְחָֽה:
24Awaken! Why should You sleep, O Lord? Arouse Yourself, forsake not forever. כדע֚וּרָה | לָ֖מָּה תִישַׁ֥ן | אֲדֹנָ֑י הָ֜קִ֗יצָה אַל־תִּזְנַ֥ח לָנֶֽצַח:
25Why do You hide Your countenance? [Why do] You forget our affliction and oppression? כהלָ֣מָּה פָנֶ֣יךָ תַסְתִּ֑יר תִּשְׁכַּ֖ח עָנְיֵ֣נוּ וְֽלַֽחֲצֵֽנוּ:
26For our soul is cast down to the dust, our belly clings to the earth. כוכִּ֚י שָׁ֣חָה לֶֽעָפָ֣ר נַפְשֵׁ֑נוּ דָּֽבְקָ֖ה לָאָ֣רֶץ בִּטְנֵֽנוּ:
27Arise to assist us and redeem us for the sake of Your kindness. כזק֣וּמָה עֶזְרָ֣תָה לָּ֑נוּ וּ֜פְדֵ֗נוּ לְמַ֣עַן חַסְדֶּֽךָ:

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