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Psalm 40 KJV

1 I waiteda patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.

References for Psalms 40:1

    • ä 40:1 - I waited...: Heb. In waiting I waited
      2 He brought me up also out of an horribleb pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.

      References for Psalms 40:2

        • å 40:2 - an horrible...: Heb. a pit of noise
          3 And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD.
          4 Blessed is that man that maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.
          5 Many, O LORD my God, are thy wonderful works which thou hast done, and thy thoughts which are to us-ward: they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee: if I would declare and speak of them, they are more than can be numbered.
          6 Sacrifice and offering thou didst not desire; mine ears hast thou opened:c burnt offering and sin offering hast thou not required.

          References for Psalms 40:6

            • æ 40:6 - opened: Heb. digged
              7 Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me,
              8 I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is withind my heart.

              References for Psalms 40:8

                • ç 40:8 - within...: Heb. in the midst of my bowels
                  9 I have preached righteousness in the great congregation: lo, I have not refrained my lips, O LORD, thou knowest.
                  10 I have not hid thy righteousness within my heart; I have declared thy faithfulness and thy salvation: I have not concealed thy lovingkindness and thy truth from the great congregation.
                  11 Withhold not thou thy tender mercies from me, O LORD: let thy lovingkindness and thy truth continually preserve me.
                  12 For innumerable evils have compassed me about: mine iniquities have taken hold upon me, so that I am not able to look up; they are more than the hairs of mine head: therefore my heart faileth me.
                  13 Be pleased, O LORD, to deliver me: O LORD, make haste to help me.
                  14 Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.
                  15 Let them be desolate for a reward of their shame that say unto me, Aha, aha.
                  16 Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: let such as love thy salvation say continually, The LORD be magnified.
                  17 But I am poor and needy; yet the Lord thinketh upon me: thou art my help and my deliverer; make no tarrying, O my God.

                  Study tools for Psalm 40

                  • a 40:1 - I waited...: Heb. In waiting I waited
                  • b 40:2 - an horrible...: Heb. a pit of noise
                  • c 40:6 - opened: Heb. digged
                  • d 40:8 - within...: Heb. in the midst of my bowels