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Psalms 41

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.


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