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Psalm 116
Thanks to God for Deliverance
1I love the Lord because he has heard
my appeal for mercy.#Ps 18:1; 66:19
2Because he has turned his ear to me,
I will call out to him as long as I live.#Ps 17:6; 40:1
3The ropes of death were wrapped around me,
and the torments of Sheol overcame me;
I encountered trouble and sorrow.#Ps 18:4-5
4Then I called on the name of the Lord:
Lord, save me!” #Ps 18:6; 118:5
5The Lord is gracious and righteous;
our God is compassionate.#Ex 34:6; Neh 9:17; Ps 112:4
6The Lord guards the inexperienced;
I was helpless, and he saved me.#Ps 19:7; 79:8; 142:6
7Return to your rest, my soul,
for the Lord has been good to you.#Ps 13:6; Jr 6:16
8For you, Lord, rescued me from death,
my eyes from tears,
my feet from stumbling.#Ps 49:15; 56:13
9I will walk before the Lord
in the land of the living.#Ps 27:13
10I believed, even when I said,
“I am severely oppressed.”#2Co 4:13
11In my alarm I said,
“Everyone is a liar.”#Ps 31:22; 62:9; Rm 3:4
12How can I repay the Lord
for all the good he has done for me?#2Ch 32:25; 1Th 3:9
13I will take the cup of salvation
and call on the name of the Lord.#Ps 16:5; 105:1
14I will fulfill my vows to the Lord
in the presence of all his people.#Ps 22:25; 50:14
15The death of his faithful ones
is valuable in the Lord’s sight.#Ps 72:14
16 Lord, I am indeed your servant;
I am your servant, the son of your female servant.
You have loosened my bonds.#Jb 12:18; Ps 86:16; 107:14
17I will offer you a sacrifice of thanksgiving
and call on the name of the Lord.#Lv 7:12; Ps 50:14
18I will fulfill my vows to the Lord
in the presence of all his people,#Ps 22:25; 50:14
19in the courts of the Lord’s house —
within you, Jerusalem.#Ps 96:8; 102:21
Hallelujah!