You who have shown me many troubles and distresses Will revive me again, And will bring me up again from the depths of the earth.
You have made Your people experience hardship; You have given us wine to drink that makes us stagger.
Then we shall not turn back from You; Revive us, and we will call upon Your name.
Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me; You will stretch forth Your hand against the wrath of my enemies, And Your right hand will save me.
For Your lovingkindness toward me is great, And You have delivered my soul from the depths of Sheol.
“ Come, let us return to the Lord. For He has torn us, but He will heal us; He has wounded us, but He will bandage us.
Thus says the Lord, ‘Behold, I will raise up evil against you from your own household; I will even take your wives before your eyes and give them to your companion, and he will lie with your wives in broad daylight.
For You will not abandon my soul to Sheol; Nor will You allow Your Holy One to undergo decay.
For the choir director. A Psalm of David. I waited patiently for the Lord; And He inclined to me and heard my cry.
For You have tried us, O God; You have refined us as silver is refined.
Will You not Yourself revive us again, That Your people may rejoice in You?
You have put me in the lowest pit, In dark places, in the depths.
Daleth. My soul cleaves to the dust; Revive me according to Your word.
Your dead will live; Their corpses will rise. You who lie in the dust, awake and shout for joy, For your dew is as the dew of the dawn, And the earth will give birth to the departed spirits.
“Lo, for my own welfare I had great bitterness; It is You who has kept my soul from the pit of nothingness, For You have cast all my sins behind Your back.
Therefore prophesy and say to them, ‘Thus says the Lord God, “Behold, I will open your graves and cause you to come up out of your graves, My people; and I will bring you into the land of Israel.
“I descended to the roots of the mountains. The earth with its bars was around me forever, But You have brought up my life from the pit, O Lord my God.
And He *took with Him Peter and James and John, and began to be very distressed and troubled.
At the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “ which is translated, Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?” “ My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”
But God raised Him up again, putting an end to the agony of death, since it was impossible for Him to be held in its power.
This Jesus God raised up again, to which we are all witnesses.
Are they servants of Christ?—I speak as if insane—I more so; in far more labors, in far more imprisonments, beaten times without number, often in danger of death.
(Now this expression, “He ascended,” what does it mean except that He also had descended into the lower parts of the earth?
I said to him, “My lord, you know.” And he said to me, “These are the ones who come out of the great tribulation, and they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.