Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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 the thing which I greatly feared is come upon me and that which I was afraid of is come unto me.
Then I said, I shall die in my nest, and I shall multiply my days as the sand.
And in my prosperity I said, I shall never be moved.
In love to my soul delivered it from the pit
O LORD, thou hast brought up my soul from Sheol; thou gavest me life from my descent into the grave.
He brought me up also out of the pit of hopelessness, out of the miry clay and set my feet upon a rock and straightened my steps.
For great is thy mercy upon me, and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest part of Sheol.
I am counted with those that go down into the pit; I am as a man that has no strength:
I descended to the roots of the mountains; the earth put her bars about me for ever; yet thou hast brought up my life out of the grave, O LORD my God.
Thou hast cast
I, even I, am he that uproots thy rebellions for mine own sake and will not remember thy sins.
The wicked in his pride persecutes the poor; let them be taken in the devices that they have imagined.
Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy people; thou hast covered all their sin. Selah.
And they shall no longer teach every man his neighbour and every man his brother, saying, Know the LORD, for they shall all know me, from the least of them unto the greatest of them, said the LORD, for I will forgive their iniquity, and I will remember their sin no more.
Who is a God like unto thee that pardons iniquity, and passes over the rebellion with the remnant of his heritage? He did not retain his anger for ever because he delights in mercy.
Blessed are those that mourn, for they shall be comforted.