3 There was a time when You restrained all of Your fierce wrath, when You cooled Your hot anger.
4 O God of our salvation, bring us back again—as You did before— and put away Your anger toward us. 5 Will You be mad at us forever? Will You continue to be angry with our children and theirs? 6 Will You not bring us back to life once more so that we, Your people, will find joy and pleasure in You? 7 O Eternal One, show us Your unfailing love; give us what we truly need: Your salvation.
8 I will hear what the True God—the Eternal—will say, for He will speak peace over His people, peace over those who faithfully follow Him, [but do not let them abuse His gift and return to foolish ways].[b] 9 Without a doubt, His salvation is near for those who revere Him so that He will be with us again and all His glory will fill this land.
10 Unfailing love and truth have met on their way; righteousness and peace have kissed one another. 11 Truth will spring from the earth like a plant, and justice will look down from the sky. 12 Yes, the Eternal will plant goodness in the earth, and our land will yield great abundance. 13 Justice will come before Him, marking out a path, setting a way for His feet.
85:2Literally, selah, likely a musical direction from a Hebrew root meaning “to lift up”
85:8Greek manuscripts read, “to those who turn to Him in their hearts.”
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