Psalm 116 CSB

Thanks to God for Deliverance

1 I love the Lord because He has heard my appeal for mercy.

References for Psalms 116:1

      2 Because He has turned His ear to me, I will call [out to Him] as long as I live.
      3 The ropes of death were wrapped around me, and the torments of Sheol overcame me; I encountered trouble and sorrow.
      4 Then I called on the name of the Lord: "Lord, save me!"
      5 The Lord is gracious and righteous; our God is compassionate.
      6 The Lord guards the inexperienced; I was helpless, and He saved me.
      7 Return to your rest, my soul, for the Lord has been good to you.
      8 For You, [Lord,] rescued me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling.
      9 I will walk before the Lord in the land of the living.
      10 I believed, even when I said, "I am severely afflicted."
      11 In my alarm I said, "Everyone is a liar."a

      References for Psalms 116:11

          12 How can I repay the Lord all the good He has done for me?
          13 I will take the cup of salvation and worshipb the Lord.

          References for Psalms 116:13

            • b 116:13 - Or proclaim or invoke the name of; lit call on the name of
              14 I will fulfill my vows to the Lord in the presence of all His people.
              15 The death of His faithful ones is valuable in the Lord's sight.
              16 Lord, I am indeed Your servant; I am Your servant, the son of Your female servant. You have loosened my bonds.
              17 I will offer You a sacrifice of thanksgiving and will worshipc the Lord.

              References for Psalms 116:17

                • c 116:17 - Or proclaim or invoke the name of; lit call on the name of
                  18 I will fulfill my vows to the Lord, in the very presence of all His people,
                  19 in the courts of the Lord's house- within you, Jerusalem. Hallelujah!