Psalm 85 TNIV

For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. A psalm."

1 You, LORD, showed favor to your land; you restored the fortunes1 of Jacob.

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2 You forgave2 the iniquity3 of your people and covered all their sins.a

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    • a 85:2 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here.
      3 You set aside all your wrath4 and turned from your fierce anger.5

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      4 Restore6 us again, God our Savior,7 and put away your displeasure toward us.

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      5 Will you be angry with us forever?8 Will you prolong your anger through all generations?

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      6 Will you not revive9 us again, that your people may rejoice10 in you?

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      7 Show us your unfailing love,11 LORD, and grant us your salvation.12

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      8 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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      9 Surely his salvation15 is near those who fear him, that his glory16 may dwell in our land.

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      10 Love and faithfulness17 meet together; righteousness18 and peace kiss each other.

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      11 Faithfulness springs forth from the earth, and righteousness19 looks down from heaven.

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      12 The LORD will indeed give what is good,20 and our land will yield21 its harvest.

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      13 Righteousness goes before him and prepares the way for his steps.