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Psalm 85

 

1 LORD, you were favorable | to your land;*

you restored the fortunes of | Jacob.

2 You forgave the iniquity of your | people;*

you covered | all their sin.

3 You withdrew | all your wrath;*

you turned from your hot | anger.

4 Restore us again, O God of our sal- | vation,*

and put away your indignation | toward us!

5 Will you be angry with us for- | ever?*

Will you prolong your anger to all gener- | ations?

6 Will you not revive | us again,*

that your people may re- | joice in you?

7 Show us your steadfast love, | O LORD,*

and grant us your sal- | vation.

8 Let me hear what God the | LORD will speak,*

for he will speak peace to his people, to his saints;

but let them not turn back to | folly.

9 Surely his salvation is near to those who | fear him,*

that glory may dwell | in our land.

10 Steadfast love and faith- | fulness meet;*

righteousness and peace kiss each | other.

11 Faithfulness springs up | from the ground,*

and righteousness looks down | from the sky.

12 Yes, the LORD will give | what is good,*

and our land will yield its | increase.

13 Righteousness will go be- | fore him*

and make his foot- | steps a way.