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Psalms 41

Psalms 41:1  
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the LORD will deliver him in time of trouble.

Psalms 41:2  
The LORD will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies.

Psalms 41:3  
The LORD will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.

Psalms 41:4  
I said, LORD, be merciful unto me: heal my soul; for I have sinned against thee.

Psalms 41:5  
Mine enemies speak evil of me, When shall he die, and his name perish?

Psalms 41:6  
And if he come to see me, he speaketh vanity: his heart gathereth iniquity to itself; when he goeth abroad, he telleth it.

Psalms 41:7  
All that hate me whisper together against me: against me do they devise my hurt.

Psalms 41:8  
An evil disease, say they, cleaveth fast unto him: and now that he lieth he shall rise up no more.

Psalms 41:9  
Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.

Psalms 41:10  
But thou, O LORD, be merciful unto me, and raise me up, that I may requite them.

Psalms 41:11  
By this I know that thou favourest me, because mine enemy doth not triumph over me.

Psalms 41:12  
And as for me, thou upholdest me in mine integrity, and settest me before thy face for ever.

Psalms 41:13  
Blessed be the LORD God of Israel from everlasting, and to everlasting. Amen, and Amen.


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