Psalm 116:1-9 NIV

1 I love the LORD,1 for he heard my voice; he heard my cry2 for mercy.3

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2 Because he turned his ear4 to me, I will call on him as long as I live.

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3 The cords of death5 entangled me, the anguish of the gravea came upon me; I was overcome by trouble and sorrow.

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4 Then I called on the name6 of the LORD: "O LORD, save me!7"

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5 The LORD is gracious and righteous;8 our God is full of compassion.9

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6 The LORD protects the simplehearted; when I was in great need,10 he saved me.11

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7 Be at rest12 once more, O my soul, for the LORD has been good13 to you.

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8 For you, O LORD, have delivered my soul14 from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling,

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9 that I may walk before the LORD 15 in the land of the living.16

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