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Psalm 30 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:1 - A psalm of David. A song for the dedication of the Temple.

I will exalt you, LORD, for you rescued me.
You refused to let my enemies triumph over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:2 - O LORD my God, I cried to you for help,
and you restored my health.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:3 - You brought me up from the grave,[fn] O LORD.
You kept me from falling into the pit of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:4 - Sing to the LORD, all you godly ones!
Praise his holy name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:5 - For his anger lasts only a moment,
but his favor lasts a lifetime!
Weeping may last through the night,
but joy comes with the morning.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:6 - When I was prosperous, I said,
“Nothing can stop me now!”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:7 - Your favor, O LORD, made me as secure as a mountain.
Then you turned away from me, and I was shattered.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:8 - I cried out to you, O LORD.
I begged the Lord for mercy, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:9 - “What will you gain if I die,
if I sink into the grave?
Can my dust praise you?
Can it tell of your faithfulness?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:10 - Hear me, LORD, and have mercy on me.
Help me, O LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:11 - You have turned my mourning into joyful dancing.
You have taken away my clothes of mourning and clothed me with joy,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:12 - that I might sing praises to you and not be silent.
O LORD my God, I will give you thanks forever!
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Hebrew from Sheol.

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