Psalms 116

I have loved, because Jehovah heareth My voice, my supplication, Because He hath inclined His ear to me, And during my days I call. Compassed me have cords of death, And straits of Sheol have found me, Distress and sorrow I find. And in the name of Jehovah I call: I pray Thee, O Jehovah, deliver my soul, Gracious is Jehovah, and righteous, Yea, our God is merciful, A preserver of the simple is Jehovah, I was low, and to me He giveth salvation. Turn back, O my soul, to thy rest, For Jehovah hath conferred benefits on thee. For Thou hast delivered my soul from death, My eyes from tears, my feet from overthrowing. I walk habitually before Jehovah In the lands of the living.

10 I have believed, for I speak, I--I have been afflicted greatly. 11 I said in my haste, `Every man is a liar.' 12 What do I return to Jehovah? All His benefits are upon me. 13 The cup of salvation I lift up, And in the name of Jehovah I call. 14 My vows to Jehovah let me complete, I pray you, before all His people. 15 Precious in the eyes of Jehovah is the death for His saints. 16 Cause it to come, O Jehovah, for I am Thy servant. I am Thy servant, son of Thy handmaid, Thou hast opened my bonds. 17 To Thee I sacrifice a sacrifice of thanks, And in the name of Jehovah I call. 18 My vows to Jehovah let me complete, I pray you, before all His people, 19 In the courts of the house of Jehovah, In thy midst, O Jerusalem, praise ye Jah!

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