Psalm 40 New International Version (NIV) Psalm 40[a] For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. 1 I waited patiently for the Lord; he turned to me and heard my cry. 2 He lifted me out of the slimy pit, out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. Footnotes: a. Psalm 40:1 In Hebrew texts 40:1-17 is numbered 40:2-18.
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