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Psalm 116 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 I love the Lord, because he has heard my voice and my supplications. 1 I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy.
2 Because he inclined his ear to me, therefore I will call on him as long as I live. 2 Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live.
3 The snares of death encompassed me; the pangs of Sheol laid hold on me; I suffered distress and anguish. 3 The cords of death entangled me, the anguish of the grave came upon me; I was overcome by trouble and sorrow.
4 Then I called on the name of the Lord: "O Lord, I pray, save my life!" 4 Then I called on the name of the LORD: "O LORD, save me!"
5 Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; our God is merciful. 5 The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion.
6 The Lord protects the simple; when I was brought low, he saved me. 6 The LORD protects the simplehearted; when I was in great need, he saved me.
7 Return, O my soul, to your rest, for the Lord has dealt bountifully with you. 7 Be at rest once more, O my soul, for the LORD has been good to you.
8 For you have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling. 8 For you, O LORD, have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling,
9 I walk before the Lord in the land of the living. 9 that I may walk before the LORD in the land of the living.
10 I kept my faith, even when I said, "I am greatly afflicted"; 10 I believed; therefore I said, "I am greatly afflicted."
11 I said in my consternation, "Everyone is a liar." 11 And in my dismay I said, "All men are liars."
12 What shall I return to the Lord for all his bounty to me? 12 How can I repay the LORD for all his goodness to me?
13 I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name of the Lord, 13 I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name of the LORD.
14 I will pay my vows to the Lord in the presence of all his people. 14 I will fulfill my vows to the LORD in the presence of all his people.
15 Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his faithful ones. 15 Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.
16 O Lord, I am your servant; I am your servant, the child of your serving girl. You have loosed my bonds. 16 O LORD, truly I am your servant; I am your servant, the son of your maidservant; you have freed me from my chains.
17 I will offer to you a thanksgiving sacrifice and call on the name of the Lord. 17 I will sacrifice a thank offering to you and call on the name of the LORD.
18 I will pay my vows to the Lord in the presence of all his people, 18 I will fulfill my vows to the LORD in the presence of all his people,
19 in the courts of the house of the Lord, in your midst, O Jerusalem. Praise the Lord! 19 in the courts of the house of the LORD-- in your midst, O Jerusalem. Praise the LORD.