Psalms 30 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Psalms 30


Psalms 30:1

I will extol thee, O Jehovah; For thou hast raised me up, And hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.

Psalms 30:2

O Jehovah my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me.

Psalms 30:3

O Jehovah, thou hast brought up my soul from Sheol; Thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.

Psalms 30:4

Sing praise unto Jehovah, O ye saints of his, And give thanks to his holy memorial [name].

Psalms 30:5

For his anger is but for a moment; His favor is for a life-time: Weeping may tarry for the night, But joy [cometh] in the morning.

Psalms 30:6

As for me, I said in my prosperity, I shall never be moved.

Psalms 30:7

Thou, Jehovah, of thy favor hadst made my mountain to stand strong: Thou didst hide thy face; I was troubled.

Psalms 30:8

I cried to thee, O Jehovah; And unto Jehovah I made supplication:

Psalms 30:9

What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth?

Psalms 30:10

Hear, O Jehovah, and have mercy upon me: Jehovah, be thou my helper.

Psalms 30:11

Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing; Thou hast loosed my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;

Psalms 30:12

To the end that [my] glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O Jehovah my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.

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