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Psalm 30a

A psalm. A song. For the dedication of the temple.b Of David.

I will exaltt you, Lord,

for you lifted me out of the depthsu

and did not let my enemies gloat over me.v

Lord my God, I called to you for help,w

and you healed me.x

You, Lord, brought me up from the realm of the dead;y

you spared me from going down to the pit.z

Singa the praises of the Lord, you his faithful people;b

praise his holy name.c

For his angerd lasts only a moment,e

but his favor lasts a lifetime;f

weepingg may stay for the night,

but rejoicing comes in the morning.h

When I felt secure, I said,

“I will never be shaken.”i

Lord, when you favored me,

you made my royal mountainc stand firm;

but when you hid your face,j

I was dismayed.

To you, Lord, I called;

to the Lord I cried for mercy:

“What is gained if I am silenced,

if I go down to the pit?k

Will the dust praise you?

Will it proclaim your faithfulness?l

10 Hear,m Lord, and be merciful to me;n

Lord, be my help.o

11 You turned my wailingp into dancing;q

you removed my sackclothr and clothed me with joy,s

12 that my heart may sing your praises and not be silent.

Lord my God, I will praiset you forever.u


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