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Psalm 85 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:1 - For the choir director: A psalm of the descendants of Korah.

LORD, you poured out blessings on your land!
You restored the fortunes of Israel.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:2 - You forgave the guilt of your people—
yes, you covered all their sins.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:3 - You held back your fury.
You kept back your blazing anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:4 - Now restore us again, O God of our salvation.
Put aside your anger against us once more.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:5 - Will you be angry with us always?
Will you prolong your wrath to all generations?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:6 - Won’t you revive us again,
so your people can rejoice in you?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:7 - Show us your unfailing love, O LORD,
and grant us your salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:8 - I listen carefully to what God the LORD is saying,
for he speaks peace to his faithful people.
But let them not return to their foolish ways.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:9 - Surely his salvation is near to those who fear him,
so our land will be filled with his glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:10 - Unfailing love and truth have met together.
Righteousness and peace have kissed!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:11 - Truth springs up from the earth,
and righteousness smiles down from heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:12 - Yes, the LORD pours down his blessings.
Our land will yield its bountiful harvest.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 85:13 - Righteousness goes as a herald before him,
preparing the way for his steps.
NLT Footnotes
Hebrew of Jacob. See note on 44:4.

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