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Psalm 40 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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(Psa 70:1–5 )
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:1 - To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. I waited patiently for the LORD; he inclined to me and heard my cry.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:2 - He drew me up from the desolate pit, out of the miry bog, and set my feet upon a rock, making my steps secure.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:3 - He put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:4 - Blessed is the man who makes the LORD his trust, who does not turn to the proud, to those who go astray after false gods!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:5 - Thou hast multiplied, O LORD my God, thy wondrous deeds and thy thoughts toward us; none can compare with thee! Were I to proclaim and tell of them, they would be more than can be numbered.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:6 - Sacrifice and offering thou dost not desire; but thou hast given me an open ear. Burnt offering and sin offering thou hast not required.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:7 - Then I said, "Lo, I come; in the roll of the book it is written of me;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:8 - I delight to do thy will, O my God; thy law is within my heart."
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:9 - I have told the glad news of deliverance in the great congregation; lo, I have not restrained my lips, as thou knowest, O LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:10 - I have not hid thy saving help within my heart, I have spoken of thy faithfulness and thy salvation; I have not concealed thy steadfast love and thy faithfulness from the great congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:11 - Do not thou, O LORD, withhold thy mercy from me, let thy steadfast love and thy faithfulness ever preserve me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:12 - For evils have encompassed me without number; my iniquities have overtaken me, till I cannot see; they are more than the hairs of my head; my heart fails me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:13 - Be pleased, O LORD, to deliver me! O LORD, make haste to help me!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:14 - Let them be put to shame and confusion altogether who seek to snatch away my life; let them be turned back and brought to dishonor who desire my hurt!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:15 - Let them be appalled because of their shame who say to me, "Aha, Aha!"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:16 - But may all who seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee; may those who love thy salvation say continually, "Great is the LORD!"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:17 - As for me, I am poor and needy; but the Lord takes thought for me. Thou art my help and my deliverer; do not tarry, O my God!
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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

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