1 I will magnify thee, O Lord: thou hast exalted

me, and hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.

2 O Lord my God, I cried unto thee, and thou

hast restored me.

3 O Lord, thou hast brought up my soul out of

the grave: thou hast revived me from them that go

down into the pit.

4 Sing praises unto the Lord, ye his Saints, and give

thanks before the remembrance of his Holiness.

5 For he endureth but a while in his anger: but in

his favor is life: weeping may abide at evening, but

joy cometh in the morning.

6 And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be

moved.

7 For thou Lord of thy goodness hadst made my

mountain to stand strong: but thou didst hide thy

face, and I was troubled.

8 Then cried I unto thee, O Lord, and prayed to

my Lord.

9 What profit is there in my blood, when I go

down to the pit! shall the dust give thanks unto

thee? or shall it declare thy truth?

10 Hear, O Lord, and have mercy upon me: Lord,

be thou mine helper.

11 Thou hast turned my mourning into joy: thou

hast loosed my sack, and girded me with gladness.

12 Therefore shall my tongue praise thee and not

cease: O Lord my God, I will give thanks unto thee

forever.

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