Psalms Chapter 86
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1 Dauid strengtheneth his prayer by the conscience of his Religion, 5 by the goodnesse and power of God. 11 He desireth the continuance of former grace. 14 Complayning of the proud, he craueth some token of Gods goodnesse.
[A prayer of Dauid.] Bow downe thine eare, O Lord, heare me: for I am poore & needy.
Preserue my soule, for I am holy: O thou my God, saue thy seruant, that trusteth in thee.2
Be merciful vnto me, O Lord: for I cry vnto thee daily.3
Reioyce the soule of thy seruant: for vnto thee (O Lord) doe I lift vp my soule.
For thou Lord art good, and ready to forgiue: and plenteous in mercie vnto all them that call vpon thee.5
Giue eare O Lord, vnto my prayer: and attend to the voice of my supplications.
In the day of my trouble I will call vpon thee: for thou wilt answere mee.
Among the gods there is none like vnto thee (O Lord:) neither are there any workes like vnto thy workes.8
All nations whom thou hast made, shall come and worship before thee, O Lord: and shall glorifie thy Name.
For thou art great, and doest wonderous things: thou art God alone.10
Teach me thy way, O Lord, I will walke in thy trueth: vnite my heart to feare thy Name.11
I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I wil glorifie thy Name for euermore.
For great is thy mercy toward me: and thou hast deliuered my soule from the lowest hell.13
O God, the proud are risen against mee, and the assemblies of violent men haue sought after my soule: and haue not set thee before them.14
But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious: long suffering, and plenteous in mercy and trueth.15
Dauids prayer in affliction.
O turne vnto me, and haue mercie vpon me, giue thy strength vnto thy seruant: and saue the sonne of thine handmaid.
Shew me a token for good, that they which hate me may see it, and bee ashamed: because thou, Lord, hast holpen me, and comforted me.
Psalms Chapter 86 Sidenote References (from Original 1611 KJV Bible):
2 Or, one whom thou fauourest.
3 Or, all the day.
5 Ioel 2.13.
8 Deut. 3. 24.
10 Deut. 6. 4. and 32. 39. isa. 37. 16. and 44. 6. mar. 12. 29. ephes.4. 6. 1.cor. 8. 4.
11 Psal.25. 3. and 119. 33.
13 Or, graue.
14 Hebr. terrible.
15 Deut. 34. 6. num. 14. 18. psal. 103.8. and 139.4. and 145.8.
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