My Soul Waits for the Lord
A Song of Ascents.
Out of c the depths I cry to you, O Lord!
O Lord, hear my voice!
d Let your ears be attentive
to e the voice of my pleas for mercy!
If you, O Lord, should f mark iniquities,
O Lord, who could g stand?
But with you there is h forgiveness,
i that you may be feared.
I j wait for the Lord, k my soul waits,
and l in his word I hope;
my soul m waits for the Lord
more than n watchmen for o the morning,
more than watchmen for the morning.
O Israel, p hope in the Lord!
For q with the Lord there is steadfast love,
and with him is plentiful redemption.
And he will r redeem Israel
from all his iniquities.
English Standard Version (ESV) The Holy Bible, English Standard Version Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers.
In my distress I called to the Lord, and he answered me.
I sink in deep mire, where there is no foothold; I have come into deep waters, and the flood sweeps over me.
Deliver me from sinking in the mire; let me be delivered from my enemies and from the deep waters.
I called on your name, O Lord, from the depths of the pit.
Saying, "I called out to the Lord, out of my distress, and he answered me; out of the belly of Sheol I cried, and you heard my voice.
Give ear, O Lord, to my prayer; listen to my plea for grace.
2 Chronicles 6:40
Now, O my God, let your eyes be open and your ears attentive to the prayer of this place.
I say to the Lord, You are my God; give ear to the voice of my pleas for mercy, O Lord!
You have set our iniquities before you, our secret sins in the light of your presence.
If I sin, you watch me and do not acquit me of my iniquity.
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O Israel, hope in the Lord! For with the Lord there is steadfast love, and with him is plentiful redemption.
Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the Lord, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.
To the Lord our God belong mercy and forgiveness, for we have rebelled against him
For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you.
But you, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness.
1 Kings 8:39 - 40
Then hear in heaven your dwelling place and forgive and act and render to each whose heart you know, according to all his ways ( for you, you only, know the hearts of all the children of mankind).
Jeremiah 33:8 - 9
I will cleanse them from all the guilt of their sin against me, and I will forgive all the guilt of their sin and rebellion against me.
Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God's kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?
I waited patiently for the Lord ; he inclined to me and heard my cry.
I will wait for the Lord, who is hiding his face from the house of Jacob, and I will hope in him.
In the path of your judgments, O Lord, we wait for you; your name and remembrance are the desire of our soul.
Our soul waits for the Lord ; he is our help and our shield.
Those who fear you shall see me and rejoice, because I have hoped in your word.
My soul longs for your salvation; I hope in your word.
Behold, as the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a maidservant to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the Lord our God, till he has mercy upon us.
When I remember you upon my bed, and meditate on you in the watches of the night.
I rise before dawn and cry for help; I hope in your words.
O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch.
O Israel, hope in the Lord from this time forth and forevermore.
But with you there is forgiveness, that you may be feared.
He sent redemption to his people; he has commanded his covenant forever. Holy and awesome is his name!
Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for he has visited and redeemed his people
Who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works.
She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.
Redeem Israel, O God, out of all his troubles.