Psalm 41 TNIV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Blessed are those who have regard for the weak; the LORD delivers them in times of trouble. 1 Blessed is he who has regard for the weak; the LORD delivers him in times of trouble.
2 The LORD protects and preserves them-- they are counted among the blessed in the land-- he does not give them over to the desire of their foes. 2 The LORD will protect him and preserve his life; he will bless him in the land and not surrender him to the desire of his foes.
3 The LORD sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness. 3 The LORD will sustain him on his sickbed and restore him from his bed of illness.
4 I said, "Have mercy on me, LORD; heal me, for I have sinned against you." 4 I said, "O LORD, have mercy on me; heal me, for I have sinned against you."
5 My enemies say of me in malice, "When will he die and his name perish?" 5 My enemies say of me in malice, "When will he die and his name perish?"
6 Whenever they come to see me, they speak falsely, while their hearts gather slander; then they go out and spread it abroad. 6 Whenever one comes to see me, he speaks falsely, while his heart gathers slander; then he goes out and spreads it abroad.
7 All my enemies whisper together against me; they imagine the worst for me, saying, 7 All my enemies whisper together against me; they imagine the worst for me, saying,
8 "A vile disease has beset him; he will never get up from the place where he lies." 8 "A vile disease has beset him; he will never get up from the place where he lies."
9 Even my close friend, someone I trusted, one who shared my bread, has lifted up his heel against me. 9 Even my close friend, whom I trusted, he who shared my bread, has lifted up his heel against me.
10 But may you have mercy on me, LORD; raise me up, that I may repay them. 10 But you, O LORD, have mercy on me; raise me up, that I may repay them.
11 I know that you are pleased with me, for my enemy does not triumph over me. 11 I know that you are pleased with me, for my enemy does not triumph over me.
12 In my integrity you uphold me and set me in your presence forever. 12 In my integrity you uphold me and set me in your presence forever.
13 Praise be to the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting. Amen and Amen. 13 Praise be to the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting. Amen and Amen.