I waited patiently for the Lord, and He turned to me and heard my cry for help.
References for Psalms 40:1
He brought me up from a desolate pit, out of the muddy clay, and set my feet on a rock, making my steps secure.
References for Psalms 40:2
He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and put their trust in the Lord.
How happy is the man who has put his trust in the Lord and has not turned to the proud or to those who run after lies!
Lord my God, You have done many things- Your wonderful works and Your plans for us; none can compare with You. If I were to report and speak [of them], they are more than can be told.
You do not delight in sacrifice and offering; You open my ears to listen. You do not ask for a whole burnt offering or a sin offering.
References for Psalms 40:6