Psalm 85 NIV

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

1 You showed favor to your land, O LORD; you restored the fortunes1 of Jacob.

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2 You forgave2 the iniquity3 of your people and covered all their sins. "Selah"

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3 You set aside all your wrath4 and turned from your fierce anger.5

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4 Restore6 us again, O God our Savior,7 and put away your displeasure toward us.

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5 Will you be angry with us forever?8 Will you prolong your anger through all generations?

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6 Will you not revive9 us again, that your people may rejoice10 in you?

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7 Show us your unfailing love,11 O LORD, and grant us your salvation.12

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8 I will listen to what God the LORD will say; he promises peace13 to his people, his saints-- but let them not return to folly.14

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9 Surely his salvation15 is near those who fear him, that his glory16 may dwell in our land.

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10 Love and faithfulness17 meet together; righteousness18 and peace kiss each other.

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11 Faithfulness springs forth from the earth, and righteousness19 looks down from heaven.

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12 The LORD will indeed give what is good,20 and our land will yield21 its harvest.

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