For the choir director. A Psalm of the sons of Korah.
1 O Lord, You showed afavor to Your land;
2 You aforgave the iniquity of Your people;
You bcovered all their sin.
3 You awithdrew all Your fury;
You bturned away from Your burning anger.
4 aRestore us, O God of our salvation,
And bcause Your indignation toward us to cease.
5 Will aYou be angry with us forever?
Will You prolong Your anger to 1all generations?
That Your people may brejoice in You?
And agrant us Your salvation.
8 1I will hear what God the Lord will say;
That bglory may dwell in our land.
bRighteousness and peace have kissed each other.
And righteousness looks down from heaven.
12 Indeed, athe Lord will give what is good,
And our bland will yield its produce.
13 aRighteousness will go before Him
And will make His footsteps into a way.
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