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Psalm 116 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Thanksgiving for Deliverance from Death
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:1 - I love the LORD, because He has heard
My voice and my supplications.
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 pains of death surrounded me,
And the pangs of Sheol laid hold of me;
I found trouble and sorrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:4 - Then I called upon the name of the LORD:
“O LORD, I implore You, deliver my soul!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:5 - Gracious is the LORD, and righteous;
Yes, our God is merciful.
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 delivered my soul from death,
My eyes from tears,
And my feet from falling.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:9 - I will walk before the LORD
In the land of the living.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:10 - I believed, therefore I spoke,
“I am greatly afflicted.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:11 - I said in my haste,
“All men are liars.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:12 - What shall I render to the LORD
For all His benefits toward me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:13 - I will take 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
Now in the presence of all His people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:15 - Precious in the sight of the LORD
Is the death of His saints.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:16 - O LORD, truly I am Your servant;
I am Your servant, the son of Your maidservant;
You have loosed my bonds.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:17 - I will offer to You the sacrifice of thanksgiving,
And will call upon the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:18 - I will pay my vows to the LORD
Now in the presence of all His people,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:19 - In the courts of the LORD’s house,
In the midst of you, O Jerusalem.

Praise the LORD!

New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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