1 I love [him], because Yahweh has heard {the voice of my supplications}. 2 Because he has inclined his ear to me, I will call {all my days}.
3 [The] ropes of death encircled me, and the distresses of Sheol found me. I found trouble and grief. 4 Then I called on the name of Yahweh: "O Yahweh, please save my life!"
5 Gracious [is] Yahweh and righteous, and our God [is] merciful. 6 Yahweh watches over [the] simple. I was brought low, but he gave me victory. 7 Return, O my soul, to your repose, for Yahweh has dealt bountifully with you. 8 For you have rescued me from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling. 9 I will walk before Yahweh in the land of the living. 10 I believed when I spoke, "I am afflicted greatly." 11 I said in my haste, "{Everyone} [is] a liar."
12 What shall I give back to Yahweh [for] all his benefits to me? 13 I will lift up [the] cup of salvation and proclaim the name of Yahweh. 14 I will pay my vows [made] to Yahweh in the presence of all his people.
15 Costly {in Yahweh's view} [is] the death of his faithful [ones]. 16 Ah, Yahweh, I [am] indeed your servant; I am your servant, the child of your maidservant. You have loosed my bonds.
17 I will offer to you a sacrifice of thanksgiving, and proclaim the name of Yahweh. 18 I will pay my vows [made] to Yahweh in the presence of all his people, 19 in the courts of the house of Yahweh, in the midst of you, O Jerusalem. Praise Yah!