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Psalm 116 :: New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB95)

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Thanksgiving for Deliverance from Death.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:1 - I love the LORD, because He hears
My voice and my supplications.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:2 - Because He has inclined His ear to me,
Therefore I shall call upon Him as long as I live.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:3 - The cords 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:
“O LORD, I beseech You, [fn]save my life!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:5 - Gracious is the LORD, and righteous;
Yes, our God is compassionate.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:6 - The LORD preserves the simple;
I was brought low, and He saved me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:7 - Return to your rest, O my soul,
For the LORD has dealt bountifully with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:8 - For You have rescued my soul from death,
My eyes from tears,
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 men are liars.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:12 - What shall I render to the LORD
For all His benefits [fn]toward me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:13 - I shall lift up the cup of salvation
And call upon the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:14 - I shall pay my vows to the LORD,
Oh 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]surely I am Your servant,
I am Your servant, the son of Your handmaid,
You have loosed my bonds.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:17 - To You I shall offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving,
And call upon the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:18 - I shall pay my vows to the LORD,
Oh may it be in the presence of all His people,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:19 - In the courts of the LORDS house,
In the midst of you, O Jerusalem.
[fn]Praise [fn]the LORD!
NASB95 Footnotes
Literally: straits
I.e. the nether world
Literally: found me
Or, deliver my soul
Literally: lands
Literally: upon
Or, because
Or, Hallelujah!
Hebrew: YAH

New American Standard Bible 1995
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