Psalm 40:1-7 NAS

God Sustains His Servant.

1 I 1waited apatiently for the LORD; And He inclined to me and 2heard my cry.

References for Psalms 40:1

    • DŽ 40:1 - Or "intently"
      2 He brought me up out of the 3pit of destruction, out of the bmiry clay, And 4He set my feet upon a rock 5making my footsteps firm.

      References for Psalms 40:2

        • Dž 40:2 - Lit "mud of the mire"
          3 He put a 6new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God; Many will 7see and fear And will trust in the LORD.

          References for Psalms 40:3

          4 How 8blessed is the man who has made the LORD his trust, And 9has not cturned to the proud, nor to those who 10lapse into falsehood.

          References for Psalms 40:4

            • dž 40:4 - Lit "regard"
              5 Many, O LORD my God, are 11the wonders which You have done, And Your 12thoughts toward us; There is none to compare with You. If I would declare and speak of them, They 13would be too numerous to count.

              References for Psalms 40:5

              6 d14Sacrifice and meal offering You have not desired; My ears You have eopened; Burnt offering and sin offering You have not required.

              References for Psalms 40:6

                • LJ 40:6 - I.e. Blood sacrifice
                • Lj 40:6 - Lit "dug;" or possibly "pierced"
                  7 Then I said, "Behold, I come; In the scroll of the book it is fwritten of me.

                  References for Psalms 40:7

                    • lj 40:7 - Or "prescribed for"