Psalms 41:1 ←
Blessed is he who considers the poor. Yahweh will deliver him in the day of evil.
Psalms 41:2 ←
Yahweh will preserve him, and keep him alive. He shall be blessed on the earth, and he will not surrender him to the will of his enemies.
Psalms 41:3 ←
Yahweh will sustain him on his sickbed, and restore him from his bed of illness.
Psalms 41:4 ←
I said, “Yahweh, have mercy on me! Heal me, for I have sinned against you.”
Psalms 41:5 ←
My enemies speak evil against me: “When will he die, and his name perish?”
Psalms 41:6 ←
If he comes to see me, he speaks falsehood. His heart gathers iniquity to itself. When he goes abroad, he tells it.
Psalms 41:7 ←
All who hate me whisper together against me. They imagine the worst for me.
Psalms 41:8 ←
“An evil disease”, they say, “has afflicted him. Now that he lies he shall rise up no more.”
Psalms 41:9 ←
Yes, my own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, who ate bread with me, has lifted up his heel against me.
Psalms 41:10 ←
But you, Yahweh, have mercy on me, and raise me up, that I may repay them.
Psalms 41:11 ←
By this I know that you delight in me, because my enemy doesn’t triumph over me.
Psalms 41:12 ←
As for me, you uphold me in my integrity, and set me in your presence forever.
Psalms 41:13 ←
Blessed be Yahweh, the God of Israel, from everlasting and to everlasting! Amen and amen.