Psalm 40


I WAITED for the Lord my God,

And patiently did bear;

At length to me He did incline

My voice and cry to hear.


He took me from a fearful pit,

And from the miry clay,

And on a rock He set my feet,

Establishing my way.


He put a new song in my mouth,

Our God to magnify:

Many shall see it, and shall fear,

And on the Lord rely.


O blessed is the man whose trust

Upon the Lord relies;

Respecting not the proud, nor such

As turn aside to lies.


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