Psalms 301A Psalm; a Song at the Dedication of the House. A Psalm of David. I will extol thee, O Jehovah; For thou hast ▼ raised me up, And hast not made my foes to rejoice over me. ▼
▼1) Or drawn2O Jehovah my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me. 3O Jehovah, thou hast brought up my soul from Sheol; Thou hast kept me alive, ▼ that I should not go down to the pit. ▼
▼1) Another reading is from among them that go down to the pit4Sing praise unto Jehovah, O ye saints of his, And give thanks to his holy memorial name . 5For his anger is but for a moment; ▼ His favor is for a life-time: Weeping ▼
▼2may tarry for the night, But joy cometh in the morning. ▼
▼1) Or In his favor is life 2) Heb may come in to lodge at even6As for me, I said in my prosperity, I shall never be moved. 7Thou, Jehovah, of thy favor hadst made my mountain to stand strong: Thou didst hide thy face; I was troubled. 8I cried to thee, O Jehovah; And unto Jehovah I made supplication: 9What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth? 10Hear, O Jehovah, and have mercy upon me: Jehovah, be thou my helper. 11Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing; Thou hast loosed my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness; 12To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O Jehovah my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.
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