Psalm 31:16-24 NIV

16 Let your face shine1 on your servant; save me in your unfailing love.2

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17 Let me not be put to shame,3 O LORD, for I have cried out to you; but let the wicked be put to shame and lie silent4 in the grave.a

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18 Let their lying lips5 be silenced, for with pride and contempt they speak arrogantly6 against the righteous.

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19 How great is your goodness,7 which you have stored up for those who fear you, which you bestow in the sight of men8 on those who take refuge9 in you.

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20 In the shelter10 of your presence you hide11 them from the intrigues of men;12 in your dwelling you keep them safe from accusing tongues.

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21 Praise be to the LORD,13 for he showed his wonderful love14 to me when I was in a besieged city.15

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22 In my alarm16 I said, "I am cut off17 from your sight!" Yet you heard my cry18 for mercy when I called to you for help.

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23 Love the LORD, all his saints!19 The LORD preserves the faithful,20 but the proud he pays back21 in full.

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24 Be strong and take heart,22 all you who hope in the LORD.

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