God Sustains His Servant.

For the choir director. A Psalm of David.

40 I (A)waited [a]patiently for the Lord;
And He inclined to me and (B)heard my cry.
He brought me up out of the (C)pit of destruction, out of the [b]miry clay,
And (D)He set my feet upon a rock (E)making my footsteps firm.
He put a (F)new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God;
Many will (G)see and fear
And will trust in the Lord.

How (H)blessed is the man who has made the Lord his trust,
And (I)has not [c]turned to the proud, nor to those who (J)lapse into falsehood.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 40:1 Or intently
  2. Psalm 40:2 Lit mud of the mire
  3. Psalm 40:4 Lit regard

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