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Psalm 40

NIV 1 I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry. NIV 1 I waited patiently for the LORD; he turned to me and heard my cry. NIV 2 He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. NIV 2 He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. NIV 3 He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear the LORDand put their trust in him. NIV 3 He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear the LORDand put their trust in him. NIV 4 Blessed is the one who trusts in the LORD, who does not look to the proud, to those who turn aside to false gods. NIV 4 Blessed is the one who trusts in the LORD, who does not look to the proud, to those who turn aside to false gods. NIV 5 Many, LORD my God, are the wonders you have done, the things you planned for us. None can compare with you; were I to speak and tell of your deeds, they would be too many to declare. NIV 5 Many, LORD my God, are the wonders you have done, the things you planned for us. None can compare with you; were I to speak and tell of your deeds, they would be too many to declare. NIV 6 Sacrifice and offering you did not desire— but my ears you have opened — burnt offerings and sin offerings you did not require. NIV 6 Sacrifice and offering you did not desire— but my ears you have opened — burnt offerings and sin offerings you did not require. NIV 7 Then I said, “Here I am, I have come— it is written about me in the scroll. NIV 7 Then I said, “Here I am, I have come— it is written about me in the scroll. NIV 8 I desire to do your will, my God; your law is within my heart.” NIV 8 I desire to do your will, my God; your law is within my heart.” NIV 9 I proclaim your saving acts in the great assembly; I do not seal my lips, LORD, as you know. NIV 9 I proclaim your saving acts in the great assembly; I do not seal my lips, LORD, as you know. NIV 10 I do not hide your righteousness in my heart; I speak of your faithfulness and your saving help. I do not conceal your love and your faithfulness from the great assembly. NIV 10 I do not hide your righteousness in my heart; I speak of your faithfulness and your saving help. I do not conceal your love and your faithfulness from the great assembly. NIV 11 Do not withhold your mercy from me, LORD; may your love and faithfulness always protect me. NIV 11 Do not withhold your mercy from me, LORD; may your love and faithfulness always protect me. NIV 12 For troubles without number surround me; my sins have overtaken me, and I cannot see. They are more than the hairs of my head, and my heart fails within me. NIV 12 For troubles without number surround me; my sins have overtaken me, and I cannot see. They are more than the hairs of my head, and my heart fails within me. NIV 13 Be pleased to save me, LORD; come quickly, LORD, to help me. NIV 13 Be pleased to save me, LORD; come quickly, LORD, to help me. NIV 14 May all who want to take my life be put to shame and confusion; may all who desire my ruin be turned back in disgrace. NIV 14 May all who want to take my life be put to shame and confusion; may all who desire my ruin be turned back in disgrace. NIV 15 May those who say to me, “Aha! Aha!” be appalled at their own shame. NIV 15 May those who say to me, “Aha! Aha!” be appalled at their own shame. NIV 16 But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who long for your saving help always say, “The LORD is great!” NIV 16 But may all who seek you rejoice and be glad in you; may those who long for your saving help always say, “The LORD is great!” NIV 17 But as for me, I am poor and needy; may the Lord think of me. You are my help and my deliverer; you are my God, do not delay. NIV 17 But as for me, I am poor and needy; may the Lord think of me. You are my help and my deliverer; you are my God, do not delay.