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Psalm 85 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:1 - [fn]For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. A psalm. You, LORD, showed favor to your land; you restored the fortunes of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:2 - You forgave the iniquity of your people and covered all their sins.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:3 - You set aside all your wrath and turned from your fierce anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:4 - Restore us again, God our Savior, and put away your displeasure toward us.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:5 - Will you be angry with us forever? Will you prolong your anger through all generations?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:6 - Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:7 - Show us your unfailing love, LORD, and grant us your salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:8 - I will listen to what God the LORD says; he promises peace to his people, his faithful servants— but let them not turn to folly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:9 - Surely his salvation is near those who fear him, that his glory may dwell in our land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:10 - Love and faithfulness meet together; righteousness and peace kiss each other.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:11 - Faithfulness springs forth from the earth, and righteousness looks down from heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:12 - The LORD will indeed give what is good, and our land will yield its harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:13 - Righteousness goes before him and prepares the way for his steps.
NIV Footnotes
In Hebrew texts 85:1-13 is numbered 85:2-14.
The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here.

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