1 Lord, thou hast been favorable unto thy

land: thou hast brought again the captivity of


2 Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy

people, and covered all their sins. Selah.

3 Thou hast withdrawn all thine anger, and

hast turned back from the fierceness of thy


4 Turn us, O God of our salvation, and release

thine anger toward us.

5 Wilt thou be angry with us forever? and wilt thou

prolong thy wrath from one generation to another?

6 Wilt thou not turn again and quicken us, that

thy people may rejoice in thee?

7 Show us thy mercy, O Lord, and grant us thy


8 I will hearken what the Lord God will say:

for he will speak peace unto his people, and to his

Saints, that they turn not again to folly.

9 Surely his salvation is near to them that fear

him, that glory may dwell in our land.

10 Mercy and truth shall meet, righteousness and

peace shall kiss one another.

11 Truth shall bud out of the earth, and righteousness

shall look down from heaven.

12 Yea, the Lord shall give good things, and our

land shall give her increase.

13 Righteousness shall go before him, and shall

set her steps in the way.

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