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King James 2000 Bible
A Psalm of David when he pretended madness before Abimelech, who drove him away, and he departed.
Joy For the LORD'S Deliverance
1I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.
2My soul shall make its boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.
3O magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together.
4I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.
5They looked unto him, and were radiant: and their faces were not ashamed.
6This poor man cried, and the LORD heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.
7The angel of the LORD encamps round about them that fear him, and delivers them.
8O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusts in him.
9O fear the LORD, you his saints: for there is no lack to them that fear him.
10The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the LORD shall not lack any good thing.
11Come, you children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the LORD.
12What man is he that desires life, and loves many days, that he may see good?
13Keep your tongue from evil, and your lips from speaking deceit.
14Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.
15The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry.
16The face of the LORD is against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.
17The righteous cry, and the LORD hears, and delivers them out of all their troubles.
18The LORD is near unto them that are of a broken heart; and saves such as be of a contrite spirit.
19Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the LORD delivers him out of them all.
20He keeps all his bones: not one of them is broken.
21Evil shall slay the wicked: and they that hate the righteous shall be desolate.
22The LORD redeems the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.