Psalm 116 DBY

1 I love Jehovah, for he hath heard my voice [and] my supplications;
2 For he hath inclined his ear unto me, and I will call upon him during [all] my days.
3 The bands of death encompassed me, and the anguish of Sheol took hold of me; I found trouble and sorrow:

References for Psalms 116:3

    • a 116:3 - As Ps. 18.4,5, according to others 'pangs.'
    • b 116:3 - Lit. 'anguishes,' 'distresses.'
    • c 116:3 - Or 'found.'
      4 Then called I upon the name of Jehovah: I beseech thee, Jehovah, deliver my soul.
      5 Gracious is Jehovah and righteous; and our God is merciful.
      6 Jehovah keepeth the simple: I was brought low, and he saved me.
      7 Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for Jehovah hath dealt bountifully with thee.
      8 For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, my feet from falling.
      9 I will walk before Jehovah in the land of the living.

      References for Psalms 116:9

        • d 116:9 - Lit. 'lands.'
          10 I believed, therefore have I spoken. As for me, I was greatly afflicted.
          11 I said in my haste, All men are liars.

          References for Psalms 116:11

            • e 116:11 - Or 'agitation:' see Ps. 31.22.
            • f 116:11 - Or 'mankind,' Adam: see Gen. 1.27.
              12 What shall I render unto Jehovah, [for] all his benefits toward me?
              13 I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of Jehovah.

              References for Psalms 116:13

                • g 116:13 - Lit. 'salvations,' as Ps. 53.6.
                  14 I will perform my vows unto Jehovah, yea, before all his people.
                  15 Precious in the sight of Jehovah is the death of his saints.

                  References for Psalms 116:15

                    • h 116:15 - Chasid: see Ps. 30.4.
                      16 Yea, Jehovah! for I am thy servant; I am thy servant, the son of thy handmaid: thou hast loosed my bonds.
                      17 I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of Jehovah.

                      References for Psalms 116:17

                        • i 116:17 - Lit. 'sacrifice,' as Ps. 50.14; 107.22, &c.
                          18 I will perform my vows unto Jehovah, yea, before all his people,
                          19 In the courts of Jehovah's house, in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Hallelujah!

                          Study tools for Psalm 116

                          • a 116:3 - As Ps. 18.4,5, according to others 'pangs.'
                          • b 116:3 - Lit. 'anguishes,' 'distresses.'
                          • c 116:3 - Or 'found.'
                          • d 116:9 - Lit. 'lands.'
                          • e 116:11 - Or 'agitation:' see Ps. 31.22.
                          • f 116:11 - Or 'mankind,' Adam: see Gen. 1.27.
                          • g 116:13 - Lit. 'salvations,' as Ps. 53.6.
                          • h 116:15 - Chasid: see Ps. 30.4.
                          • i 116:17 - Lit. 'sacrifice,' as Ps. 50.14; 107.22, &c.