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Psalm 40:1-3 New King James Version (NKJV)

Faith Persevering in Trial

To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.

40 I waited patiently for the Lord;
And He inclined to me,
And heard my cry.
He also brought me up out of a horrible pit,
Out of the miry clay,
And set my feet upon a rock,
And established my steps.
He has put a new song in my mouth—
Praise to our God;
Many will see it and fear,
And will trust in the Lord.

New King James Version (NKJV)

Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Psalm 40:1-3 The Voice (VOICE)

Psalm 40

For the worship leader. A song of David.

I waited a long time for the Eternal;
    He finally knelt down to hear me.
    He listened to my weak and whispered cry.
He reached down and drew me
    from the deep, dark hole where I was stranded, mired in the muck and clay.
    With a gentle hand, He pulled me out
To set me down safely on a warm rock;
    He held me until I was steady enough to continue the journey again.
As if that were not enough,
    because of Him my mind is clearing up.
Now I have a new song to sing—
    a song of praise to the One who saved me.
Because of what He’s done, many people will see
    and come to trust in the Eternal.

The Voice (VOICE)

The Voice Bible Copyright © 2012 Thomas Nelson, Inc. The Voice™ translation © 2012 Ecclesia Bible Society All rights reserved.

Salmos 40:1-3 Nueva Biblia Latinoamericana de Hoy (NBLH)

Dios Sustenta a Su Siervo

Para el director del coro. Salmo de David.

40 Esperé pacientemente al Señor,
Y El se inclinó a mí y oyó mi clamor.
Me sacó del hoyo de la destrucción, del lodo cenagoso;
Asentó mis pies sobre una roca y afirmó mis pasos.
Puso en mi boca un cántico nuevo, un canto de alabanza a nuestro Dios.
Muchos verán esto, y temerán
Y confiarán en el Señor.

Nueva Biblia Latinoamericana de Hoy (NBLH)

© 2005 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, California

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