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Psalm 116 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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I Love Yahweh

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I love Yahweh, because He hears

My voice and my supplications.

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Because He has inclined His ear to me,

So I shall call upon Him in all my days.

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The cords of death encompassed me

And the [fn]distresses of Sheol found me;

I found distress and sorrow.

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Then I called upon the name of Yahweh:

“O Yahweh, I beseech You, [fn]provide my soul escape!”

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Gracious is Yahweh, and righteous;

And our God is compassionate.

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Yahweh keeps the simple;

I was brought low, and He saved me.

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Return to your rest, O my soul,

For Yahweh has dealt bountifully with you.

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For You have rescued my soul from death,

My eyes from tears,

My feet from stumbling.

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I shall walk before Yahweh

In the [fn]land of the living.

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I believed when I said,

“I am greatly afflicted.”

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I said in my alarm,

“All men are liars.”

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What shall I give to Yahweh in return

For all His bountiful dealings [fn]with me?

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I shall lift up the cup of [fn]salvation

And call upon the name of Yahweh.

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I shall pay my vows to Yahweh,

Oh may it be in the presence of all His people.

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Precious in the sight of Yahweh

Is the death of His holy ones.

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O Yahweh, [fn]surely I am Your slave,

I am Your slave, the son of Your maidservant,

You have loosed my bonds.

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To You I shall offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving,

And call upon the name of Yahweh.

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I shall pay my vows to Yahweh,

Oh may it be in the presence of all His people,

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In the courts of the house of Yahweh,

In the midst of you, O Jerusalem.

[fn]Praise Yah!

LSB Footnotes
Lit straits
Or deliver my soul!
Lit lands
Lit upon
Lit salvations
Or because
Or Hallelujah!

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