Psalm 30 ESV

Joy Comes with the Morning

A Psalm of David. A song at the dedication of the temple.

1 I will 1extol you, O LORD, for you have drawn me up and have not let my foes 2rejoice over me.

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2 O LORD my God, I 3cried to you for help, and you have 4healed me.

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3 O LORD, you have brought up my soul from 5Sheol; you restored me to life from among those who 6go down to the pit.a

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    • £ 30:3 - Or to life, that I should not go down to the pit
      4 Sing praises to the LORD, O you 7his saints, and 8give thanks to his holy name.b

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        • ¤ 30:4 - Hebrew to the memorial of his holiness (see Exodus 3:15)
          5 9For his anger is but for a moment, and 10his favor is for a lifetime.c 11Weeping may tarry for the night, but 12joy comes with the morning.

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            • ¥ 30:5 - Or and in his favor is life
              6 As for me, I said in my 13prosperity, "I shall never be 14moved."

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              7 By your favor, O LORD, you made my 15mountain stand strong; you 16hid your face; I was 17dismayed.

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              8 To you, O LORD, I cry, and 18to the Lord I plead for mercy:

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              9 "What profit is there in my death,d if I go down to the pit?e Will 19the dust praise you? Will it tell of your faithfulness?

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                • ¦ 30:9 - Hebrew in my blood
                • § 30:9 - Or to corruption
                  10 20Hear, O LORD, and be merciful to me! O LORD, be my helper!"

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                  11 You have turned for me my mourning into 21dancing; you have loosed my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness,

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                  12 that my 22glory may sing your praise and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks to you forever!

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