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Psalm 86 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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To You, O Lord, I Lift Up My Soul

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A Prayer of David.

Incline Your ear, O Yahweh, and answer me;

For I am afflicted and needy.

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Keep my [fn]soul, for I am a holy one;

O You my God, save Your slave who trusts in You.

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Be gracious to me, O Lord,

For to You I call all day long.

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Make glad the soul of Your slave,

For to You, O Lord, I lift up my soul.

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For You, Lord, are good, and by nature forgiving,

And abundant in lovingkindness to all who call upon You.

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Give ear, O Yahweh, to my prayer;

And give heed to the voice of my supplications!

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In the day of my distress I shall call upon You,

For You will answer me.

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There is no one like You among the gods, O Lord,

Nor are there any works like Yours.

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All nations whom You have made shall come and worship before You, O Lord,

And they shall glorify Your name.

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For You are great and do [fn]wondrous deeds;

You alone are God.

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Teach me Your way, O Yahweh;

I will walk in Your truth;

Unite my heart to fear Your name.

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I will give thanks to You, O Lord my God, with all my heart,

And will glorify Your name forever.

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For Your lovingkindness toward me is great,

And You have delivered my soul from Sheol below.

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O God, arrogant men have risen up against me,

And [fn]a band of ruthless men have sought my [fn]life,

And they have not set You before them.

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But You, O Lord, are a God compassionate and gracious,

Slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness and [fn]truth.

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Turn to me, and be gracious to me;

Oh grant Your strength to Your slave,

And save the son of Your maidservant.

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[fn]Show me a sign for good,

That those who hate me may see it and be ashamed,

Because You, O Yahweh, have helped me and comforted me.

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