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Psalms 85

Psalms 85:1  
To the chief music-maker. A Psalm. Of the sons of Korah. Lord, you were good to your land: changing the fate of Jacob.

Psalms 85:2  
The wrongdoing of your people had forgiveness; all their sin had been covered. (Selah.)

Psalms 85:3  
You were no longer angry: you were turned from the heat of your wrath.

Psalms 85:4  
Come back to us, O God of our salvation, and be angry with us no longer.

Psalms 85:5  
Will you go on being angry with us for ever? will you keep your wrath against us through all the long generations?

Psalms 85:6  
Will you not give us life again, so that your people may be glad in you?

Psalms 85:7
Let us see your mercy, O Lord, and give us your salvation.

Psalms 85:8  
I will give ear to the voice of the Lord; for he will say words of peace to his people and to his saints; but let them not go back to their foolish ways.

Psalms 85:9  
Truly, his salvation is near to his worshippers; so that glory may be in our land.

Psalms 85:10  
Mercy and faith have come together; righteousness and peace have given one another a kiss.

Psalms 85:11  
Faith comes up from the earth like a plant; righteousness is looking down from heaven.

Psalms 85:12  
The Lord will give what is good; and our land will give its increase.

Psalms 85:13  
Righteousness will go before him, making a way for his footsteps.


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