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Psalm 116 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:1 - I love the LORD because he hears my voice
and my prayer for mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:2 - Because he bends down to listen,
I will pray as long as I have breath!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:3 - Death wrapped its ropes around me;
the terrors of the grave[fn] overtook me.
I saw only trouble and sorrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:4 - Then I called on the name of the LORD:
“Please, LORD, save me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:5 - How kind the LORD is! How good he is!
So merciful, this God of ours!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:6 - The LORD protects those of childlike faith;
I was facing death, and he saved me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:7 - Let my soul be at rest again,
for the LORD has been good to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:8 - He has saved me from death,
my eyes from tears,
my feet from stumbling.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:9 - And so I walk in the LORD’s presence
as I live here on earth!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:10 - I believed in you, so I said,
“I am deeply troubled, LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:11 - In my anxiety I cried out to you,
“These people are all liars!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:12 - What can I offer the LORD
for all he has done for me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:13 - I will lift up the cup of salvation
and praise the LORD’s name for saving me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:14 - I will keep my promises to the LORD
in the presence of all his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:15 - The LORD cares deeply
when his loved ones die.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:16 - O LORD, I am your servant;
yes, I am your servant, born into your household;
you have freed me from my chains.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:17 - I will offer you a sacrifice of thanksgiving
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 house of the LORD
in the heart of Jerusalem.
Praise the LORD!
NLT Footnotes
Hebrew of Sheol.

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