Martha then said to Jesus, "Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died.
Therefore, when Mary came where Jesus was, she saw Him, and fell at His feet, saying to Him, "Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died."
But some of them said, "Could not this man, who opened the eyes of the blind man, have kept this man also from dying?"
"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.
He took his stand between the dead and the living, so that the plague was checked.
You shall strike him with the rod And rescue his soul from Sheol.
Then all the people said to Samuel, "Pray for your servants to the LORD your God, so that we may not die, for we have added to all our sins this evil by asking for ourselves a king."
"Your covenant with death will be canceled, And your pact with Sheol will not stand; When the overwhelming scourge passes through, Then you become its trampling place.
saying, 'Do not be afraid, Paul; you must stand before Caesar; and behold, God has granted you all those who are sailing with you.'
"Now therefore, please forgive my sin only this once, and make supplication to the LORD your God, that He would only remove this death from me."
To deliver their soul from death And to keep them alive in famine.
To hear the groaning of the prisoner, To set free those who were doomed to death,
Be gracious to me, O LORD; See my affliction from those who hate me, You who lift me up from the gates of death,
For You have delivered my soul from death, Indeed my feet from stumbling, So that I may walk before God In the light of the living.
For You have rescued my soul from death, My eyes from tears, My feet from stumbling.
But God will redeem my soul from the power of Sheol, For He will receive me. Selah.
For You will not abandon my soul to Sheol; Nor will You allow Your Holy One to undergo decay.
For Your lovingkindness toward me is great, And You have delivered my soul from the depths of Sheol.
Let the groaning of the prisoner come before You; According to the greatness of Your power preserve those who are doomed to die.
Deliver those who are being taken away to death, And those who are staggering to slaughter, Oh hold them back.
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