Tehillim (Psalms) 40
1I waited, waited for יהוה; And He inclined to me, and heard my cry.
2And He drew me Out of the pit of destruction, Out of the muddy clay, And He set my feet upon a rock, He is establishing my steps.
3Then He put a new song in my mouth; Praise to our Elohim; Many do see it and fear, And trust in יהוה.
4Blessed is that man who has made יהוה his trust, And has not turned to the proud, And those turning aside to falsehood.
5O יהוה my Elohim, many are the wonders Which You have done, and Your purposes toward us; There is no one to compare with You; I declare and speak: They are too many to be numbered.
6Slaughtering#See Heb. 10:5, 6 and meal offering You did not desire; You have opened my ears; Ascending offering and sin offering You did not ask for.
7Then I said, “See, I have come; In the scroll of the Book it is prescribed for me.
8I have delighted to do Your pleasure, O my Elohim, And Your Torah is within my heart.”#See Psa. 37:31; Psa. 119:11; Isa. 51:7; Heb. 10:7-9
9I have proclaimed the good news of righteousness, In the great assembly; See, I do not restrain my lips, O יהוה, You know.
10I did not conceal Your righteousness within my heart; I have declared Your trustworthiness and Your deliverance; I did not hide Your loving-commitment and Your truth From the great assembly.
11Do not withhold Your compassion from me, O יהוה; Let Your loving-commitment and Your truth always watch over me.
12For evils without number have surrounded me; My crookednesses have overtaken me, And I have been unable to see; They became more than the hairs of my head; And my heart has failed me.
13Be pleased, O יהוה, to deliver me; O יהוה, hasten to help me!
14Let those who seek to destroy my life Be ashamed and abashed altogether; Let those who are desiring my evil Be driven back and put to shame.
15Let those who say to me, “Aha, aha!” Be appalled at their own shame.
16Let all those who seek You Rejoice and be glad in You; Let those who love Your deliverance always say, “יהוה be exalted!”
17But I am poor and needy; Let יהוה think upon me. You are my help and my deliverer; O my Elohim, do not delay!

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