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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

References for Psalms 85:1

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

      References for Psalms 85:2

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

          References for Psalms 85:3

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

              References for Psalms 85:4

                • f 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?

                  References for Psalms 85:5

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

                      References for Psalms 85:6

                        • h 85:6 - Ps 71:20; 143:11; Hs 6:2
                        • i 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 peace 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 truth will join together; righteousness and peace will embrace.

                              References for Psalms 85:10

                                • k 85:10 - Ps 25:10; 40:10-11; 86:15
                                  11 Truth will spring up from the earth, 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.

                                      References for Psalms 85:12

                                        • m 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.

                                          References for Psalms 85:13

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

                                              Study tools for Psalm 85

                                              • a 85:1 - Lv 25:23; Dt 33:13
                                              • b 85:1 - Or restored Jacob from captivity
                                              • c 85:1 - Ps 14:7; Dt 30:3; Jr 29:14
                                              • d 85:2 - Ps 32:1,5; Ex 34:7; Nm 14:18
                                              • e 85:3 - Ps 69:24; Jr 30:24; Lm 4:11
                                              • f 85:4 - Ps 27:9; 79:9; Mc 7:7
                                              • g 85:5 - Jr 17:4
                                              • h 85:6 - Ps 71:20; 143:11; Hs 6:2
                                              • i 85:6 - Ps 40:16; 70:4; 118:24
                                              • j 85:8 - Zch 9:10
                                              • k 85:10 - Ps 25:10; 40:10-11; 86:15
                                              • l 85:11 - Isa 45:8
                                              • m 85:12 - Ps 65:12-13; Jr 31:12; Ezk 34:27
                                              • n 85:13 - Isa 40:3,10; 46:12-13; 62:1