Psalm 41 TNIV

For the director of music. A psalm of David."

1 Blessed1 are those who have regard for the weak;2 the LORD delivers them in times of trouble.3

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2 The LORD protects4 and preserves them--5 they are counted among the blessed in the land--6 he does not give them over to the desire of their foes.7

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3 The LORD sustains them on their sickbed8 and restores them from their bed of illness.9

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4 I said, "Have mercy10 on me, LORD; heal11 me, for I have sinned12 against you."

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5 My enemies say of me in malice, "When will he die and his name perish?13"

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6 Whenever they come to see me, they speak falsely,14 while their hearts gather slander;15 then they go out and spread16 it abroad.

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7 All my enemies whisper together17 against me; they imagine the worst for me, saying,

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8 "A vile disease has beset him; he will never get up18 from the place where he lies."

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9 Even my close friend,19 someone I trusted, one who shared my bread, has lifted up his heel against me.20

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10 But may you have mercy21 on me, LORD; raise me up,22 that I may repay23 them.

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      11 I know that you are pleased with me,24 for my enemy does not triumph over me.25

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      12 In my integrity26 you uphold me27 and set me in your presence forever.28

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      13 Praise29 be to the LORD, the God of Israel,30 from everlasting to everlasting. Amen and Amen.31

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