Psalm 30:1-9 NIV

A psalm. A song. For the dedication of the temple. Of David.

1 I will exalt1 you, O LORD, for you lifted me out of the depths2 and did not let my enemies gloat over me.3

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2 O LORD my God, I called to you for help4 and you healed me.5

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3 O LORD, you brought me up from the gravea;6 you spared me from going down into the pit.7

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4 Sing8 to the LORD, you saints9 of his; praise his holy name.10

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5 For his anger11 lasts only a moment,12 but his favor lasts a lifetime;13 weeping14 may remain for a night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.15

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6 When I felt secure, I said, "I will never be shaken."16

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7 O LORD, when you favored me, you made my mountainb stand firm; but when you hid your face,17 I was dismayed.

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    • b 30:7 - Or "hill country"
      8 To you, O LORD, I called; to the Lord I cried for mercy:
      9 "What gain is there in my destruction,c in my going down into the pit?18 Will the dust praise you? Will it proclaim your faithfulness?19

      References for Psalms 30:9

        • c 30:9 - Or "there if I am silenced"