You, LORD, showed favor to your land; you restored the fortunes1 of Jacob.
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You forgave2 the iniquity3 of your people and covered all their sins.
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You set aside all your wrath4 and turned from your fierce anger.5
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Restore6 us again, God our Savior,7 and put away your displeasure toward us.
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Will you be angry with us forever?8 Will you prolong your anger through all generations?
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Will you not revive9 us again, that your people may rejoice10 in you?
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Show us your unfailing love,11 LORD, and grant us your salvation.12
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I will listen to what God the LORD says; he promises peace13 to his people, his faithful servants-- but let them not turn to folly.14
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Surely his salvation15 is near those who fear him, that his glory16 may dwell in our land.
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Love and faithfulness17 meet together; righteousness18 and peace kiss each other.
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Faithfulness springs forth from the earth, and righteousness19 looks down from heaven.
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The LORD will indeed give what is good,20 and our land will yield21 its harvest.
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Righteousness goes before him and prepares the way for his steps.