and he said, "I 1called out of my distress to the LORD, And He answered me. I cried for help from the adepth of 2Sheol ; You heard my voice.
"For You had 3cast me into the deep, Into the heart of the seas, And the currentbengulfed me. All Your 4breakers and billowspassedover me.
"So I said, 'I have been 5expelled from cYour sight. Nevertheless I will lookagain6toward Your holytemple.'
"7Waterencompassed me to the dpoint of death. The great 8deepeengulfed me, Weeds were wrapped around my head.
"I 9descended to the roots of the mountains. The earth with its 10bars was around me forever, But You have 11brought up my life from fthe pit, O LORD my God.
"While gI was 12faintingaway, I 13remembered the LORD, And my 14prayercame to You, Into 15Your holytemple.
"Those who 16regardhvainidolsForsake their faithfulness,
But I will 17sacrifice to You With the voice of thanksgiving. That which I have vowed I will 18pay. 19Salvation is from the LORD."