Thematic Bible

Psalm 40:1 (show verse)

I waited patiently for Yahweh, And he inclined to me and heard my cry for help.

Psalm 40:2 (show verse)

And [so] he brought me up from [the] roaring pit, from the miry clay. And he put my feet upon a rock; he made my steps steady.

Psalm 40:3 (show verse)

Then he put a new song in my mouth, a praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and will trust Yahweh.

Psalm 40:4 (show verse)

Blessed [is] the man who makes Yahweh his trust and does not turn to [the] proud and [to those who] fall away [to] a lie.

Psalm 40:5 (show verse)

Many things, O Yahweh my God, you have done-- your wonderful deeds and your thoughts toward us. There is none to compare with you. If I [tried to] proclaim and tell [of them], they would be too numerous to count.

Psalm 40:6 (show verse)

A sacrifice and offering you do not desire. {My ears you have opened}. Burnt offering and sin offering you have not demanded.

Psalm 40:7 (show verse)

Then I said, "Look, I come. In [the] scroll of [the] book it is written concerning me:

Psalm 40:8 (show verse)

'I delight to do your will, O my God, and your law [is] {deep within me}.'"

Psalm 40:9 (show verse)

I have brought good tidings [of] righteousness in the great congregation. Look, I have not shut my lips. O Yahweh, {you surely know that}.

Psalm 40:10 (show verse)

Your righteousness I have not hidden in the midst of my heart. I have spoken of your faithfulness and your salvation. I have not concealed your loyal love or your faithfulness from [the] great congregation.

Psalm 40:11 (show verse)

As for you, O Yahweh, do not withhold your mercies from me. Let your loyal love and your faithfulness continually preserve me.

Psalm 40:12 (show verse)

For evils without number have encompassed me. My iniquities have overtaken me, so that I am not able to see. They are more than the hairs of my head, and my heart fails me.

Psalm 40:13 (show verse)

Be pleased, O Yahweh, to deliver me. O Yahweh, hurry to help me.
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Psalm 40:14 (show verse)

Let them be shamed and abashed altogether who seek to take away my life. Let them be repulsed and humiliated [who] desire my harm.
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Psalm 40:15 (show verse)

Let them be appalled because of their shame, those who say to me, "Aha! Aha!"

Psalm 40:16 (show verse)

Let them rejoice and be glad in you, all those who seek you. Let them say continually, "Yahweh is great!" --those who love your salvation.

Psalm 40:17 (show verse)

But I [am] poor and needy. Let my Lord consider me. You [are] my help and my deliverer. O my God, do not delay.