Psalm 41
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Blessed is He who Cares for the Poor
(Matthew 26:17-25; Mark 14:12-21; Luke 22:7-13; John 13:18-30)

For the choirmaster. A Psalm of David.

Blessed is he who cares for the poor;

the LORD will deliver him in the day of trouble.

2The LORD will protect and preserve him;

He will bless him in the land

and will not surrender him to the will of his foes.

3The LORD will sustain him on his bed of illness

and restore him from his bed of sickness.

4I said, “O LORD, be gracious to me;

heal me, for I have sinned against You.”

5My enemies say with malice:

“When will he die and be forgotten?”

6My visitor speaks falsehood;

he gathers slander in his heart;

he goes out and spreads it abroad.

7All who hate me whisper against me;

they imagine the worst for me:

8“A vile disease has been poured into him;

he will never get up from where he lies!”

9Even my close friend, whom I trusted,

he who shared my bread,

has lifted up his heel against me.

10But You, O LORD, be gracious to me and raise me up,

that I may repay them.

11By this I know You delight in me,

for my enemy does not triumph over me.

12In my integrity You uphold me

and set me in Your presence forever.

13Blessed be the LORD, the God of Israel,

from everlasting to everlasting.

Amen and Amen.


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