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Psalm 85 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Prayer that the LORD Will Restore Favor to the Land
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:1 - To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of the sons of Korah.

LORD, You have been favorable to Your land;
You have brought back the captivity of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:2 - You have forgiven the iniquity of Your people;
You have covered all their sin. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:3 - You have taken away all Your wrath;
You have turned from the fierceness of Your anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:4 - Restore us, O God of our salvation,
And cause Your anger toward us to cease.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:5 - Will You be angry with us forever?
Will You prolong Your anger to 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 mercy, LORD,
And grant us Your salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:8 - I will hear what God the LORD will speak,
For He will speak peace
To His people and to His saints;
But let them not turn back to folly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:9 - Surely His salvation is near to those who fear Him,
That glory may dwell in our land.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:10 - Mercy and truth have met together;
Righteousness and peace have kissed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:11 - Truth shall spring out of the earth,
And righteousness shall look down from heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:12 - Yes, the LORD will give what is good;
And our land will yield its increase.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:13 - Righteousness will go before Him,
And shall make His footsteps our pathway.

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

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