Psalms 116 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Psalms 116


Psalms 116:1

I love Jehovah, because he heareth My voice and my supplications.

Psalms 116:2

Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, Therefore will I call [upon him] as long as I live.

Psalms 116:3

The cords of death compassed me, And the pains of Sheol gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.

Psalms 116:4

Then called I upon the name of Jehovah: O Jehovah, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.

Psalms 116:5

Gracious is Jehovah, and righteous; Yea, our God is merciful.

Psalms 116:6

Jehovah preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he saved me.

Psalms 116:7

Return unto thy rest, O my soul; For Jehovah hath dealt bountifully with thee.

Psalms 116:8

For thou hast delivered my soul from death, Mine eyes from tears, [And] my feet from falling.

Psalms 116:9

I will walk before Jehovah In the land of the living.

Psalms 116:10

I believe, for I will speak: I was greatly afflicted:

Psalms 116:11

I said in my haste, All men are liars.

Psalms 116:12

What shall I render unto Jehovah For all his benefits toward me?

Psalms 116:13

I will take the cup of salvation, And call upon the name of Jehovah.

Psalms 116:14

I will pay my vows unto Jehovah, Yea, in the presence of all his people.

Psalms 116:15

Precious in the sight of Jehovah Is the death of his saints.

Psalms 116:16

O Jehovah, truly I am thy servant: I am thy servant, the son of thy handmaid; Thou hast loosed my bonds.

Psalms 116:17

I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, And will call upon the name of Jehovah.

Psalms 116:18

I will pay my vows unto Jehovah, Yea, in the presence of all his people,

Psalms 116:19

In the courts of Jehovah’s house, In the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise ye Jehovah.

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