17 The righteous (A)cry, and the Lord hears
And delivers them out of all their troubles.
18 The Lord (B)is near to the (C)brokenhearted
And saves those who are [a](D)crushed in spirit.

19 (E)Many are the (F)afflictions of the righteous,
But the Lord (G)delivers him out of them all.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 34:18 Or contrite

17 The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears(A) them;
    he delivers them from all their troubles.
18 The Lord is close(B) to the brokenhearted(C)
    and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

19 The righteous person may have many troubles,(D)
    but the Lord delivers him from them all;(E)

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