Psalms 30

Psalms 30:1  
I will extol you, Yahweh, for you have raised me up, and have not made my foes to rejoice over me.

Psalms 30:2  
Yahweh my God, I cried to you, and you have healed me.

Psalms 30:3  
Yahweh, you have brought up my soul from Sheol. You have kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.

Psalms 30:4  
Sing praise to Yahweh, you saints of his. Give thanks to his holy name.

Psalms 30:5  
For his anger is but for a moment. His favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may stay for the night, but joy comes in the morning.

Psalms 30:6  
As for me, I said in my prosperity, “I shall never be moved.”

Psalms 30:7  
You, Yahweh, when you favored me, made my mountain stand strong; but when you hid your face, I was troubled.

Psalms 30:8  
I cried to you, Yahweh. I made supplication to the Lord:

Psalms 30:9  
“What profit is there in my destruction, if I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise you? Shall it declare your truth?

Psalms 30:10  
Hear, Yahweh, and have mercy on me. Yahweh, be my helper.”

Psalms 30:11  
You have turned my mourning into dancing for me. You have removed my sackcloth, and clothed me with gladness,

Psalms 30:12  
to the end that my heart may sing praise to you, and not be silent. Yahweh my God, I will give thanks to you forever!

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