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Psalm 34 ESV

Taste and See That the Lord Is Good

Of David, when he changed his behavior before Abimelech, so that he drove him out, and he went away.

1 I will bless the LORD 1at all times; his praise shall continually be in my mouth.

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2 My soul 2makes its boast in the LORD; let the humble hear and 3be glad.

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3 Oh, 4magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together!

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4 I 5sought the LORD, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.

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5 Those who look to him are 6radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed.

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6 7This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him and 8saved him out of all his troubles.

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      7 9The angel of the LORD 10 encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them.

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      8 Oh, 11taste and see that 12the LORD is good! 13Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!

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      9 Oh, fear the LORD, you his saints, for those who fear him have no lack!
      10 14The young lions suffer want and hunger; but those who 15seek the LORD lack no good thing.

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      11 16Come, O children, listen to me; 17I will teach you the fear of the LORD.

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      12 18What man is there who desires life and loves many days, that he may 19see good?

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      13 20Keep your tongue from evil and your lips from 21speaking deceit.

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      14 22Turn away from evil and do good; seek peace and 23pursue it.

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      15 24The eyes of the LORD are toward the righteous 25and his ears toward their cry.

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          16 26The face of the LORD is against those who do evil, to 27cut off the memory of them from the earth.

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          17 28When the righteous cry for help, the LORD hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.

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              18 The LORD is near to 29the brokenhearted and saves 30the crushed in spirit.

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              19 31Many are the afflictions of the righteous, 32but the LORD delivers him out of them all.

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                  20 He keeps all his bones; 33not one of them is broken.

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                  21 34Affliction will slay the wicked, and those who hate the righteous will be condemned.

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                  22 The LORD 35 redeems the life of his servants; none of those who take refuge in him will be 36condemned.

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