Psalm 116
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He Listens to My Voice

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1I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy.1I love the LORD, because he has heard my voice and my pleas for mercy.1I love the LORD, because He hears My voice and my supplications.1I love the LORD, because he hath heard my voice and my supplications.1I love the LORD because He has heard my appeal for mercy.
2Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live.2Because he inclined his ear to me, therefore I will call on him as long as I live.2Because He has inclined His ear to me, Therefore I shall call upon Him as long as I live.2Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.2Because He has turned His ear to me, I will call out to Him as long as I live.
3The cords of death entangled me, the anguish of the grave came over me; I was overcome by distress and sorrow.3The snares of death encompassed me; the pangs of Sheol laid hold on me; I suffered distress and anguish.3The cords of death encompassed me And the terrors of Sheol came upon me; I found distress and sorrow.3The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.3The ropes of death were wrapped around me, and the torments of Sheol overcame me; I encountered trouble and sorrow.
4Then I called on the name of the LORD: "LORD, save me!"4Then I called on the name of the LORD: “O LORD, I pray, deliver my soul!”4Then I called upon the name of the LORD: "O LORD, I beseech You, save my life!"4Then called I upon the name of the LORD; O LORD, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.4Then I called on the name of Yahweh:" Yahweh, save me!"
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5The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion.5Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; our God is merciful.5Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; Yes, our God is compassionate.5Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; yea, our God is merciful.5The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is compassionate.
6The LORD protects the unwary; when I was brought low, he saved me.6The LORD preserves the simple; when I was brought low, he saved me.6The LORD preserves the simple; I was brought low, and He saved me.6The LORD preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he helped me.6The LORD guards the inexperienced; I was helpless, and He saved me.
7Return to your rest, my soul, for the LORD has been good to you.7Return, O my soul, to your rest; for the LORD has dealt bountifully with you.7Return to your rest, O my soul, For the LORD has dealt bountifully with you.7Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the LORD hath dealt bountifully with thee.7Return to your rest, my soul, for the LORD has been good to you.
8For you, LORD, have delivered me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling,8For you have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling;8For You have rescued my soul from death, My eyes from tears, My feet from stumbling.8For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.8For You, LORD, rescued me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling.
9that I may walk before the LORD in the land of the living.9I will walk before the LORD in the land of the living.9I shall walk before the LORD In the land of the living.9I will walk before the LORD in the land of the living.9I will walk before the LORD in the land of the living.
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10I trusted in the LORD when I said, "I am greatly afflicted";10I believed, even when I spoke: “I am greatly afflicted”;10I believed when I said, "I am greatly afflicted."10I believed, therefore have I spoken: I was greatly afflicted:10I believed, even when I said," I am severely afflicted."
11in my alarm I said, "Everyone is a liar."11I said in my alarm, “All mankind are liars.”11I said in my alarm, "All men are liars."11I said in my haste, All men are liars.11In my alarm I said," Everyone is a liar."
12What shall I return to the LORD for all his goodness to me?12What shall I render to the LORD for all his benefits to me?12What shall I render to the LORD For all His benefits toward me?12What shall I render unto the LORD for all his benefits toward me?12How can I repay the LORD for all the good He has done for me?
13I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name of the LORD.13I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name of the LORD,13I shall lift up the cup of salvation And call upon the name of the LORD.13I will take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the LORD.13I will take the cup of salvation and call on the name of Yahweh.
14I will fulfill my vows to the LORD in the presence of all his people.14I will pay my vows to the LORD in the presence of all his people.14I shall pay my vows to the LORD, Oh may it be in the presence of all His people.14I will pay my vows unto the LORD now in the presence of all his people.14I will fulfill my vows to the LORD in the presence of all His people.
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15Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his faithful servants.15Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.15Precious in the sight of the LORD Is the death of His godly ones.15Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.15The death of His faithful ones is valuable in the LORD's sight.
16Truly I am your servant, LORD; I serve you just as my mother did; you have freed me from my chains.16O LORD, I am your servant; I am your servant, the son of your maidservant. You have loosed my bonds.16O LORD, surely I am Your servant, I am Your servant, the son of Your handmaid, You have loosed my bonds.16O LORD, truly I am thy servant; I am thy servant, and the son of thine handmaid: thou hast loosed my bonds.16 LORD, I am indeed Your servant; I am Your servant, the son of Your female servant. You have loosened my bonds.
17I will sacrifice a thank offering to you and call on the name of the LORD.17I will offer to you the sacrifice of thanksgiving and call on the name of the LORD.17To You I shall offer a sacrifice of thanksgiving, And call upon the name of the LORD.17I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the LORD.17I will offer You a sacrifice of thanksgiving and call on the name of Yahweh.
18I will fulfill my vows to the LORD in the presence of all his people,18I will pay my vows to the LORD in the presence of all his people,18I shall pay my vows to the LORD, Oh may it be in the presence of all His people,18I will pay my vows unto the LORD now in the presence of all his people,18I will fulfill my vows to the LORD in the presence of all His people,
19in the courts of the house of the LORD-- in your midst, Jerusalem. Praise the LORD.19in the courts of the house of the LORD, in your midst, O Jerusalem. Praise the LORD!19In the courts of the LORD'S house, In the midst of you, O Jerusalem. Praise the LORD!19In the courts of the LORD'S house, in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise ye the LORD.19in the courts of the LORD's house-- within you, Jerusalem. Hallelujah!



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