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Psalm 86 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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A Psalm of Supplication and Trust.

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A Prayer of David.
Bow down thine ear, O Jehovah, and answer me;
For I am poor and needy.
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Preserve my soul; for I am godly:
O thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth in thee.
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Be merciful unto me, O Lord;
For unto thee do I cry all the day long.
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Rejoice the soul of thy servant;
For unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.
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For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive,
And abundant in lovingkindness unto all them that call upon thee.
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Give ear, O Jehovah, unto my prayer;
And hearken unto the voice of my supplications.
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In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee;
For thou wilt answer me.
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There is none like unto thee among the gods, O Lord;
Neither are there any works like unto thy works.
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All nations whom thou hast made shall come and worship before thee, O Lord;
And they shall glorify thy name.
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For thou art great, and doest wondrous things:
Thou art God alone.
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Teach me thy way, O Jehovah; I will walk in thy truth:
Unite my heart to fear thy name.
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I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with my whole heart;
And I will glorify thy name for evermore.
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For great is thy lovingkindness toward me;
And thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest Sheol.
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O God, the proud are risen up against me,
And a company of violent men have sought after my soul,
And have not set thee before them.
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But thou, O Lord, art a God merciful and gracious,
Slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness and truth.
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Oh turn unto me, and have mercy upon me;
Give thy strength unto thy servant,
And save the son of thy handmaid.
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Show me a token for good,
That they who hate me may see it, and be put to shame,
Because thou, Jehovah, hast helped me, and comforted me.

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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