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Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but thou hast in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.
For peace i had great bitterness
For, a dread, I dreaded, and it hath come upon me, and, that from which I shrank, hath overtaken me.
Then said I, Like a stem, shall I grow old, yea, as the sand, shall I multiply days:
But, I, said, in my tranquility, I shall not be shaken to times age-abiding!
In love to my soul delivered it from the pit
O Yahweh! thou hast lifted, out of hades, my soul, Thou hast brought me back to life, from among those who were going down to the pit.
So he brought me up, Out of the destroying pit, Out of the swampy mire, - And set, upon a cliff, my feet, Making firm my steps:
For, thy lovingkindness, is great towards me, And thou hast rescued my soul from Hades beneath.
I am counted with them who descend into the pit, I have become as a man that is without help;
To the roots of the mountains, went I down, As for the earth, her bars, were about me, age-abidingly, - Then didst thou bring up - out of the pit - my life, O Yahweh my God.
Thou hast cast
I - I, am he that is ready, To wipe out thy transgressions for mine own sake, - And, thy sins, not remember.
In the pride of the lawless one, he hotly pursueth the poor, let them be caught in the plots which they have devised!
Thou hast taken away, the iniquity of thy people, Thou hast covered, all their sin. Selah.
Then shall they no longer teach Every man his neighbour, and Every man his brother, saying, Know ye Yahweh, - For, they all, shall know me, From the least of them Even unto the greatest of them, Declareth Yahweh, For I will forgive their iniquity, And their sin, will I remember, no more.
Who is a GOD like unto thee, taking away the iniquity - and passing over the transgression - of the remnant of his inheritance? He hath not held fast, perpetually, his anger, for, one who delighteth in lovingkindness, is he!
Happy, they who mourn; for, they, shall be comforted: