Psalm 116 TNIV

1 I love the LORD,1 for he heard my voice; he heard my cry2 for mercy.3

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2 Because he turned his ear4 to me, I will call on him as long as I live.

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3 The cords of death5 entangled me, the anguish of the grave came over me; I was overcome by distress and sorrow.

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4 Then I called on the name6 of the LORD: "LORD, save me!7"

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5 The LORD is gracious and righteous;8 our God is full of compassion.9

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6 The LORD protects the unwary; when I was brought low,10 he saved me.11

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7 Return to your rest,12 my soul, for the LORD has been good13 to you.

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8 For you, LORD, have delivered me14 from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling,

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9 that I may walk before the LORD 15 in the land of the living.16

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10 I trusted17 in the LORD when I said, "I am greatly afflicted";18

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11 in my alarm I said, "Everyone is a liar."19

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12 What shall I return to the LORD for all his goodness20 to me?

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13 I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name21 of the LORD.

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14 I will fulfill my vows22 to the LORD in the presence of all his people.

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15 Precious in the sight23 of the LORD is the death of those faithful to him.24

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16 Truly I am your servant, LORD;25 I am your servant, as was my mother before me;26 you have loosed my bonds of affliction.27

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17 I will sacrifice a thank offering28 to you and call on the name of the LORD.

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18 I will fulfill my vows29 to the LORD in the presence of all his people,

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19 in the courts30 of the house of the LORD-- in your midst, Jerusalem.31 Praise the LORD.a

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    • a 116:19 - Hebrew "Hallelu Yah"