Psalms 85 Notes, Meaning, and Commentary

Psalms 85


Psalms 85:1

Jehovah, thou hast been favorable unto thy land; Thou hast brought back the captivity of Jacob.

Psalms 85:2

Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy people; Thou hast covered all their sin. [Selah

Psalms 85:3

Thou hast taken away all thy wrath; Thou hast turned [thyself] from the fierceness of thine anger.

Psalms 85:4

Turn us, O God of our salvation, And cause thine indignation toward us to cease.

Psalms 85:5

Wilt thou be angry with us for ever? Wilt thou draw out thine anger to all generations?

Psalms 85:6

Wilt thou not quicken us again, That thy people may rejoice in thee?

Psalms 85:7

Show us thy lovingkindness, O Jehovah, And grant us thy salvation.

Psalms 85:8

I will hear what God Jehovah will speak; For he will speak peace unto his people, and to his saints: But let them not turn again to folly.

Psalms 85:9

Surely his salvation is nigh them that fear him, That glory may dwell in our land.

Psalms 85:10

Mercy and truth are met together; Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.

Psalms 85:11

Truth springeth out of the earth; And righteousness hath looked down from heaven.

Psalms 85:12

Yea, Jehovah will give that which is good; And our land shall yield its increase.

Psalms 85:13

Righteousness shall go before him, And shall make his footsteps a way [to walk in].

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