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Psalm 85 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Restoration of Favor

For the choir director. A psalm of the sons of Korah.

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LORD, you showed favor to your land;

you restored the fortunes of Jacob.[fn]

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You forgave your people’s guilt;

you covered all their sin.Selah

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You withdrew all your fury;

you turned from your burning anger.

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Return to us, God of our salvation,

and abandon your displeasure with us.

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Will you be angry with us forever?

Will you prolong your anger for all generations?

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Will you not revive us again

so that your people may rejoice in you?

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Show us your faithful love, LORD,

and give us your salvation.

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I will listen to what God will say;

surely the LORD will declare peace

to his people, his faithful ones,

and not let them go back to foolish ways.

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His salvation is very near those who fear him,

so that glory may dwell in our land.

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Faithful love and truth will join together;

righteousness and peace will embrace.

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Truth will spring up from the earth,

and righteousness will look down from heaven.

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Also, the LORD will provide what is good,

and our land will yield its crops.

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Righteousness will go before him

to prepare the way for his steps.

CSB Footnotes
Or restored Jacob from captivity

Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017 by Holman Bible Publishers.

Additional information is provided here.

For more information on this translation, see the CSB Preface.

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