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Psalm 116 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Thanksgiving for Rescue from Death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:1 - I love the LORD, because He hears
My voice and my pleas
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:2 - Because He has inclined His ear to me,
Therefore I will call upon Him as long as I live
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:3 - The snares of death encompassed me
And the [fn]terrors of [fn]Sheol [fn]came upon me;
I found distress and sorrow
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:4 - Then I called upon the name of the LORD:
“Please, LORD, save my [fn]life!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:5 - Gracious is the LORD, and righteous;
Yes, our God is compassionate
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:6 - The LORD watches over the simple;
I was brought low, and He saved me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:7 - Return to your rest, my soul,
For the LORD has dealt generously with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:8 - For You have rescued my soul from death,
My eyes from tears,
And my feet from stumbling
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:9 - I shall walk before the LORD
In the [fn]land of the living
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:10 - I believed when I said,
“I am greatly afflicted.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:11 - I said in my alarm,
“All people are liars.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:12 - What shall I repay to the LORD
For all His benefits [fn]to me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:13 - I will lift up the cup of salvation,
And call upon the name of the LORD
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:14 - I will pay my vows to the LORD;
May it be in the presence of all His people
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:15 - Precious in the sight of the LORD
Is the death of His godly ones
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:16 - O LORD, [fn]I surely am Your slave,
I am Your slave, the son of Your female slave,
You have unfastened my restraints
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:17 - I will offer You a sacrifice of thanksgiving,
And call upon the name of the LORD
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:18 - I will pay my vows to the LORD,
May it be in the presence of all His people
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:19 - In the courtyards of the LORD’S house,
In the midst of you, Jerusalem!
[fn]Praise [fn]the LORD
NASB20 Footnotes
Lit straits
I.e., the netherworld
Lit found me
Or soul
Lit lands
Lit upon
Or because I am
Or Hallelujah!

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