Psalm 85 CSB

Restoration of Favor

For the choir director. A psalm of the sons of Korah.

1 Lord, You showed favor to Your land;a You restored Jacob's prosperity.b c

References for Psalms 85:1

    • b 85:1 - Lv 25:23; Dt 33:13
    • c 85:1 - Or restored Jacob from captivity
    • d 85:1 - Ps 14:7; Dt 30:3; Jr 29:14
      2 You took away Your people's guilt; You covered all their sin.d Selah

      References for Psalms 85:2

        • e 85:2 - Ps 32:1,5; Ex 34:7; Nm 14:18
          3 You withdrew all Your fury; You turned from Your burning anger.e

          References for Psalms 85:3

            • f 85:3 - Ps 69:24; Jr 30:24; Lm 4:11
              4 Return to us, God of our salvation,f and abandon Your displeasure with us.

              References for Psalms 85:4

                • g 85:4 - Ps 27:9; 79:9; Mc 7:7
                  5 Will You be angry with us forever? Will You prolong Your anger for all generations?g

                  References for Psalms 85:5

                      6 Will You not revive us againh so that Your people may rejoice in You?i

                      References for Psalms 85:6

                        • i 85:6 - Ps 71:20; 143:11; Hs 6:2
                        • j 85:6 - Ps 40:16; 70:4; 118:24
                          7 Show us Your faithful love, Lord, and give us Your salvation.
                          8 I will listen to what God will say; surely the Lord will declare peacej to His people, His godly ones, and not let them go back to foolish ways.

                          References for Psalms 85:8

                              9 His salvation is very near those who fear Him, so that glory may dwell in our land.
                              10 Faithful love and truthk will join together; righteousness and peace will embrace.

                              References for Psalms 85:10

                                • l 85:10 - Ps 25:10; 40:10-11; 86:15
                                  11 Truth will spring up from the earth,l and righteousness will look down from heaven.

                                  References for Psalms 85:11

                                      12 Also, the Lord will provide what is good, and our land will yield its crops.m

                                      References for Psalms 85:12

                                        • n 85:12 - Ps 65:12-13; Jr 31:12; Ezk 34:27
                                          13 Righteousness will go before Him to prepare the way for His steps.n

                                          References for Psalms 85:13

                                            • o 85:13 - Isa 40:3,10; 46:12-13; 62:1