1 I love the Lord because he hears my voice, my pleas for mercy. 2 I will call on him as long as I live because he turns his ear toward me. 3 The ropes of death became tangled around me. The horrors of the grave took hold of me. I experienced pain and agony. 4 But I kept calling on the name of the Lord: “Please, Lord, rescue me!”
5 The Lord is merciful and righteous. Our God is compassionate. 6 The Lord protects defenseless people. When I was weak, he saved me. 7 Be at peace again, my soul, because the Lord has been good to you.
8 You saved me from death. You saved my eyes from tears and my feet from stumbling. 9 I will walk in the Lord’s presence in this world of the living. 10 I kept my faith even when I said, “I am suffering terribly.” 11 I also said when I was panic-stricken, “Everyone is undependable.” 12 How can I repay the Lord for all the good that he has done for me? 13 I will take the cup of salvation and call on the name of the Lord. 14 I will keep my vows to the Lord in the presence of all his people. 15 Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his faithful ones. 16 O Lord, I am indeed your servant. I am your servant, the son of your female servant. You have freed me from my chains. 17 I will bring a song of thanksgiving to you as a sacrifice. I will call on the name of the Lord. 18 I will keep my vows to the Lord in the presence of all his people, 19 in the courtyards of the Lord’s house, in the middle of Jerusalem.
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