1 I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy.
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2 Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live.
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3 The cords of death entangled me, the anguish of the grave came over me; I was overcome by distress and sorrow.
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4 Then I called on the name of the LORD: “LORD, save me!”
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5 The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion.
6 The LORD protects the unwary; when I was brought low, he saved me.
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7 Return to your rest, my soul, for the LORD has been good to you.
8 For you, LORD, have delivered me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling,
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9 that I may walk before the LORDin the land of the living.
10 I trusted in the LORD when I said, “I am greatly afflicted”;
11 in my alarm I said, “Everyone is a liar.”
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12 What shall I return to the LORDfor all his goodness to me?
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13 I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name of the LORD.
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14 I will fulfill my vows to the LORDin the presence of all his people.
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15 Precious in the sight of the LORDis the death of his faithful servants.
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16 Truly I am your servant, LORD; I serve you just as my mother did; you have freed me from my chains.
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17 I will sacrifice a thank offering to you and call on the name of the LORD.
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18 I will fulfill my vows to the LORDin the presence of all his people,
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19 in the courts of the house of the LORD— in your midst, Jerusalem. Praise the LORD.a
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