Psalm 40:5-15 NIV

5 Many, O LORD my God, are the wonders1 you have done. The things you planned for us no one can recount2 to you; were I to speak and tell of them, they would be too many3 to declare.

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6 Sacrifice and offering you did not desire,4 but my ears you have piercedab;5 burnt offerings6 and sin offerings you did not require.

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    • b 40:6 - Hebrew; Septuagint "but a body you have prepared for me" (see also Symmachus and Theodotion)
    • c 40:6 - Or "opened"
      7 Then I said, "Here I am, I have come-- it is written about me in the scroll.c7

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        • d 40:7 - Or "come / with the scroll written for me"
          8 I desire to do your will,8 O my God;9 your law is within my heart."10

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          9 I proclaim righteousness11 in the great assembly;12 I do not seal my lips, as you know,13 O LORD.

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          10 I do not hide your righteousness in my heart; I speak of your faithfulness14 and salvation. I do not conceal your love and your truth from the great assembly.15

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          11 Do not withhold your mercy16 from me, O LORD; may your love17 and your truth18 always protect19 me.

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          12 For troubles20 without number surround me; my sins have overtaken me, and I cannot see.21 They are more than the hairs of my head,22 and my heart fails23 within me.

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          13 Be pleased, O LORD, to save me; O LORD, come quickly to help me.24

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          14 May all who seek to take my life25 be put to shame and confusion;26 may all who desire my ruin27 be turned back in disgrace.

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          15 May those who say to me, "Aha! Aha!"28 be appalled at their own shame.

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