Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Return, O LORD, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies' sake.
O God of hosts, return, we pray thee, - Look down out of the heavens, and see, And inspect this vine:
Return, Yahweh, oh how long? And have compassion upon thy servants;
From the days of your fathers, have ye departed from my statutes, and not observed them, Return ye unto me, that I may return unto you, saith Yahweh of hosts. And yet ye say, Wherein shall we return?
Rise, Yahweh! Confront his face, Bring him down, Deliver my soul from the lawless one who is thy sword:
Rescue, from the sword, my life, from the power of the dog, my solitary self:
For, thy lovingkindness, is great towards me, And thou hast rescued my soul from Hades beneath.
But, on the Name of Yahweh, I called - I beseech thee, Yahweh, deliver my soul.
Yahweh, will keep thee from all harm, He will keep thy life.
Lo! for well-being, I had bitterness - bitterness, - But, thou, cleaving unto my soul, hast raised me from the pit of corruption, For thou hast cast, behind thy back all my sins.
The sins of my youth, and my transgressions, do not thou call to mind, - According to thine own lovingkindness, remember thou me, for the sake of thine own goodness, O Yahweh.
But, as for me, my prayer shall be unto thee, O Yahweh, in a time of acceptance, O God, in the abounding of thy lovingkindness, answer me with thy saving faithfulness.
Do not remember against us former iniquities, - Haste thee, let thy compassions, come to meet us, For we have been brought very low!
Incline, O my God, thine ear, and hearken, open thine eyes, and behold our desolations, and the city on which hath been called thy name; for, not on the ground of our own righteousnesses, are we causing our supplications to fall down before thee, but on the ground of thine abounding compassions.
Unto the praise of the glory of his favour wherewith he favoured us in the Beloved One, -
That he might point out, in the oncoming ages, the surpassing riches of his favour in graciousness upon us, in Christ Jesus;
I said - I shall not see Yah, Yah, in the land of the living, I shall discern the son of earth no longer, with the dwellers in the quiet land.