Joy in the Morning
A psalm; a dedication song for the house. Davidic.
1I will exalt You, Lord,
because You have lifted me up #Ps 3:3
and have not allowed my enemies
to triumph over me. #Ps 25:2|NoBook| 35:19
2Lord my God,
I cried to You for help, and You healed me. #Ps 88:13
3Lord, You brought me up from Sheol; #Ps 86:13
You spared me from among those
going down # Some Hb mss, LXX, Theod, Orig, Syr; other Hb mss, Aq, Sym, Tg, Jer read from going down to the Pit. #Ps 28:1|NoBook| 88:4|NoBook| 143:7
4Sing to Yahweh, you His faithful ones,
and praise His holy name. #Ps 50:5|NoBook| 149:1
5For His anger lasts only a moment,
but His favor, a lifetime.
Weeping may spend the night,
but there is joy in the morning. #Ps 103:9Is 54:7-82Co 4:17
6When I was secure, I said,
“I will never be shaken.” #Ps 10:6|NoBook| 62:2
7Lord, when You showed Your favor,
You made me stand like a strong mountain; #Ps 20:8
when You hid Your face, I was terrified. #Ps 104:29
8Lord, I called to You;
I sought favor from my Lord: #Ps 119:58
9“What gain is there in my death,
if I go down to the Pit?
Will the dust praise You?
Will it proclaim Your truth? #Ps 6:588:10-12
10Lord, listen and be gracious to me;
Lord, be my helper.” #Ps 4:1|NoBook| 27:7
11You turned my lament into dancing;
You removed my sackcloth
and clothed me with gladness, #Ec 3:4Is 61:10Jr 31:13
12so that I can sing to You and not be silent.
Lord my God, I will praise You forever. #Ps 44:8|NoBook| 108:1
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