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Psalm 116 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:1 - I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:2 - Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:3 - The cords of death entangled me, the anguish of the grave came over me; I was overcome by distress and sorrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:4 - Then I called on the name of the LORD: “LORD, save me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:5 - The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:6 - The LORD protects the unwary; when I was brought low, he saved me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:7 - Return to your rest, my soul, for the LORD has been good to you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:8 - For you, LORD, have delivered me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:9 - that I may walk before the LORD in the land of the living.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:10 - I trusted in the LORD when I said, “I am greatly afflicted”;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:11 - in my alarm I said, “Everyone is a liar.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:12 - What shall I return to the LORD for all his goodness to me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:13 - I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:14 - I will fulfill my vows to the LORD in the presence of all his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:15 - Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his faithful servants.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:16 - Truly I am your servant, LORD; I serve you just as my mother did; you have freed me from my chains.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:17 - I will sacrifice a thank offering to you and call on the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:18 - I will fulfill my vows to the LORD in the presence of all his people,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:19 - in the courts of the house of the LORD— in your midst, Jerusalem. Praise the LORD.[fn]
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Hebrew Hallelu Yah

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