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Psalm 116 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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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 inclined his ear to me, therefore I will call on him as long as I live.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:3 - The snares of death encompassed me; the pangs of Sheol laid hold on me; I suffered distress and anguish.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:4 - Then I called on the name of the LORD: "O LORD, I beseech thee, save my life!"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:5 - Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; our God is merciful.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:6 - The LORD preserves the simple; when I was brought low, he saved me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:7 - Return, O my soul, to your rest; for the LORD has dealt bountifully with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:8 - For thou hast delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:9 - I walk before the LORD in the land of the living.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:10 - I kept my faith, even when I said, "I am greatly afflicted";
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:11 - I said in my consternation, "Men are all a vain hope."
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:12 - What shall I render to the LORD for all his bounty to me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:13 - I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name of the LORD,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:14 - I will pay my vows to the LORD 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, I am thy servant; I am thy servant, the son of thy handmaid. Thou hast loosed my bonds.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:17 - I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving and call on the name of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:18 - I will pay my vows to the LORD in the presence of all his people,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:19 - in the courts of the house of the LORD, in your midst, O Jerusalem. Praise the LORD!

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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

Language: English

Availability: Freely available for non-commercial use provided that this header is included in its entirety with any copy distributed.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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