Because he inclined his ear to me, therefore I will call on him as long as I live.
The snares of death encompassed me; the pangs of Sheol laid hold on me; I suffered distress and anguish.
Then I called on the name of the LORD: "O LORD, I beseech thee, save my life!"
Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; our God is merciful.
The LORD preserves the simple; when I was brought low, he saved me.
Return, O my soul, to your rest; for the LORD has dealt bountifully with you.
For thou hast delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling;
I walk before the LORD in the land of the living.
I kept my faith, even when I said, "I am greatly afflicted";
I said in my consternation, "Men are all a vain hope."
What shall I render to the LORD for all his bounty to me?