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Psalm 41 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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The Psalmist in Sickness Complains of Enemies and False Friends.

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For the music director. A Psalm of David.

Blessed is one who considers the [fn]helpless;

The LORD will save him on a day of [fn]trouble.

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The LORD will protect him and keep him alive,

And he will be called [fn]blessed upon the earth;

And do not turn him over to the desire of his enemies.

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The LORD will sustain him upon his sickbed;

In his illness, You [fn]restore him to health.

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As for me, I said, “LORD, be gracious to me;

Heal my soul, for I have sinned against You.”

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My enemies speak evil against me,

“When will he die, and his name perish?”

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And [fn]when he comes to see me, he speaks [fn]empty words;

His heart gathers wickedness to itself;

When he goes outside, he tells it.

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All who hate me whisper together against me;

They plot my harm against me, saying,

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“A wicked thing is poured out [fn]upon him,

So that when he lies down, he will not get up again.”

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Even my [fn]close friend in whom I trusted,

Who ate my bread,

Has lifted up his heel against me.

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But You, LORD, be gracious to me and raise me up,

That I may repay them.

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By this I know that You are pleased with me,

Because my enemy does not shout in triumph over me.

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As for me, You uphold me in my integrity,

And You place me in Your presence forever.

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Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel,

From everlasting to everlasting.

Amen and Amen.

NASB20 Footnotes
Or poor
Or evil
Or happy
Lit turn all his bed
Or if he
Lit worthlessness
Or within
Lit man of peace

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