Prayer that the Lord Will Restore Favor to the Land
To the Chief Musician. A Psalm aOf the Sons of Korah.
1 Lord, You have been favorable to Your land;
You have bbrought back the captivity of Jacob.
2 You have forgiven the iniquity of Your people;
You have covered all their sin.
3 You have taken away all Your wrath;
You have turned from the fierceness of Your anger.
4 cRestore us, O God of our salvation,
And cause Your anger toward us to cease.
5 dWill You be angry with us forever?
Will You prolong Your anger to all generations?
6 Will You not erevive us again,
That Your people may rejoice in You?
And grant us Your salvation.
8 I will hear what God the Lord will speak,
For He will speak peace
To His people and to His saints;
But let them not turn back to 1folly.
9 Surely fHis salvation is near to those who fear Him,
gThat glory may dwell in our land.
10 Mercy and truth have met together;
hRighteousness and peace have kissed.
11 Truth shall spring out of the earth,
And righteousness shall look down from heaven.
12 iYes, the Lord will give what is good;
And our land will yield its increase.
13 Righteousness will go before Him,
And shall make His footsteps our pathway.
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