Psalm 116 NAS

Thanksgiving for Deliverance from Death.

1 1I love the LORD, because He 2hears My voice and my supplications.

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2 Because He has 3inclined His ear to me, Therefore I shall call upon Him as long as I live.

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3 The 4cords of death encompassed me And the aterrors of bSheol ccame upon me; I found distress and sorrow.

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    • ֏ 116:3 - Lit "straits"
    • ֐ 116:3 - I.e. the nether world
    • ֑ 116:3 - Lit "found me"
      4 Then 5I called upon the name of the LORD: "O LORD, I beseech You, d6save my life!"

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        • ֒ 116:4 - Or "deliver my soul"
          5 7Gracious is the LORD, and 8righteous; Yes, our God is 9compassionate.

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          6 The LORD preserves 10the simple; I was 11brought low, and He saved me.

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          7 Return to your 12rest, O my soul, For the LORD has 13dealt bountifully with you.

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          8 For You have 14rescued my soul from death, My eyes from tears, My feet from stumbling.

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          9 I shall walk before the LORD In the e15land of the living.

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              10 I 16believed when I said, "I am 17greatly afflicted."

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              11 I 18said in my alarm, "19All men are liars."

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              12 What shall I 20render to the LORD For all His 21benefits ftoward me?

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              13 I shall lift up the 22cup of salvation And 23call upon the name of the LORD.

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              14 I shall 24pay my vows to the LORD, Oh may it be 25in the presence of all His people.

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              15 26Precious in the sight of the LORD Is the death of His godly ones.

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              16 O LORD, gsurely I am 27Your servant, I am Your servant, the 28son of Your handmaid, You have 29loosed my bonds.

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              17 To You I shall offer 30a sacrifice of thanksgiving, And 31call upon the name of the LORD.

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              18 I shall 32pay my vows to the LORD, Oh may it be in the presence of all His people,

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              19 In the 33courts of the LORD'S house, In the midst of you, O 34Jerusalem. hPraise ithe LORD!

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