Best Known Translations
Other Translations

Psalm 85 NIV

For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. A psalm.

1 aYou, LORD, showed favor to your land; you restored the fortunes of Jacob.

References for Psalms 85:1

    • ľ 85:1 - In Hebrew texts 85:1-13 is numbered 85:2-14.
      2 You forgave the iniquity of your people and covered all their sins.b

      References for Psalms 85:2

        • Ŀ 85:2 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here.
          3 You set aside all your wrath and turned from your fierce anger.

          References for Psalms 85:3

          4 Restore us again, God our Savior, and put away your displeasure toward us.

          References for Psalms 85:4

          5 Will you be angry with us forever? Will you prolong your anger through all generations?

          References for Psalms 85:5

          6 Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you?

          References for Psalms 85:6

          7 Show us your unfailing love, LORD, and grant us your salvation.

          References for Psalms 85:7

          8 I will listen to what God the LORD says; he promises peace to his people, his faithful servants— but let them not turn to folly.

          References for Psalms 85:8

          9 Surely his salvation is near those who fear him, that his glory may dwell in our land.

          References for Psalms 85:9

          10 Love and faithfulness meet together; righteousness and peace kiss each other.

          References for Psalms 85:10

          11 Faithfulness springs forth from the earth, and righteousness looks down from heaven.

          References for Psalms 85:11

          12 The LORD will indeed give what is good, and our land will yield its harvest.

          References for Psalms 85:12

          13 Righteousness goes before him and prepares the way for his steps.

          Study tools for Psalm 85

          • a 85:1 - In Hebrew texts 85:1-13 is numbered 85:2-14.
          • b 85:2 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here.