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Psalm 41 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:1 - To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. Blessed is he who considers the poor! The LORD delivers him in the day of trouble;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:2 - the LORD protects him and keeps him alive; he is called blessed in the land; thou dost not give him up to the will of his enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:3 - The LORD sustains him on his sickbed; in his illness thou healest all his infirmities.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:4 - As for me, I said, "O LORD, be gracious to me; heal me, for I have sinned against thee!"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:5 - My enemies say of me in malice: "When will he die, and his name perish?"
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:6 - And when one comes to see me, he utters empty words, while his heart gathers mischief; when he goes out, he tells it abroad.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:7 - All who hate me whisper together about me; they imagine the worst for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:8 - They say, "A deadly thing has fastened upon him; he will not rise again from where he lies."
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:9 - Even my bosom friend in whom I trusted, who ate of my bread, has lifted his heel against me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:10 - But do thou, O LORD, be gracious to me, and raise me up, that I may requite them!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:11 - By this I know that thou art pleased with me, in that my enemy has not triumphed over me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:12 - But thou hast upheld me because of my integrity, and set me in thy presence for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:13 - Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting! Amen and Amen.

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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.


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