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Psalm 116 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Thanksgiving for Deliverance from Death.

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I love Jehovah, because he heareth
My voice and my supplications.
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Because he hath inclined his ear unto me,
Therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.
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The cords of death compassed me,
And the pains of Sheol gat hold upon me:
I found trouble and sorrow.
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Then called I upon the name of Jehovah:
O Jehovah, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.
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Gracious is Jehovah, and righteous;
Yea, our God is merciful.
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Jehovah preserveth the simple:
I was brought low, and he saved me.
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Return unto thy rest, O my soul;
For Jehovah hath dealt bountifully with thee.
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For thou hast delivered my soul from death,
Mine eyes from tears,
And my feet from falling.
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I will walk before Jehovah
In the land of the living.
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I believe, for I will speak:
I was greatly afflicted:
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I said in my haste,
All men are liars.
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What shall I render unto Jehovah
For all his benefits toward me?
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I will take the cup of salvation,
And call upon the name of Jehovah.
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I will pay my vows unto Jehovah,
Yea, in the presence of all his people.
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Precious in the sight of Jehovah
Is the death of his saints.
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O Jehovah, truly I am thy servant:
I am thy servant, the son of thy handmaid;
Thou hast loosed my bonds.
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I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving,
And will call upon the name of Jehovah.
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I will pay my vows unto Jehovah,
Yea, in the presence of all his people,
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In the courts of Jehovah’s house,
In the midst of thee, O Jerusalem.
Praise ye Jehovah.

Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

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