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Psalm 86 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Great Is Your Steadfast Love

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:1 - A Prayer of David.
Incline your ear, O LORD, and answer me,
for I am poor and needy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:2 - Preserve my life, for I am godly;
save your servant, who trusts in you—you are my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:3 - Be gracious to me, O Lord,
for to you do I cry all the day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:4 - Gladden the soul of your servant,
for to you, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:5 - For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving,
abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:6 - Give ear, O LORD, to my prayer;
listen to my plea for grace.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:7 - In the day of my trouble I call upon you,
for you answer me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:8 - There is none like you among the gods, O Lord,
nor are there any works like yours.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:9 - All the nations you have made shall come
and worship before you, O Lord,
and shall glorify your name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:10 - For you are great and do wondrous things;
you alone are God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:11 - Teach me your way, O LORD,
that I may walk in your truth;
unite my heart to fear your name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:12 - I give thanks to you, O Lord my God, with my whole heart,
and I will glorify your name forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:13 - For great is your steadfast love toward me;
you have delivered my soul from the depths of Sheol.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:14 - O God, insolent men have risen up against me;
a band of ruthless men seeks my life,
and they do not set you before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:15 - But you, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious,
slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:16 - Turn to me and be gracious to me;
give your strength to your servant,
and save the son of your maidservant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:17 - Show me a sign of your favor,
that those who hate me may see and be put to shame
because you, LORD, have helped me and comforted me.

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