1 IHe grants that no pleasure is so great as to feel God's help in our need, neither that anything more stirs up our love toward him.love the LORD, because he hath heard my voice [and] my supplications.
2 Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon [him]That is in convenient time to seek help, which was when he was in distress.as long as I live.
3 When the snares of death copassed me, and the griefes of the graue caught me: when I founde trouble and sorowe.
4 Then I called vpon the Name of the Lord, saying, I beseech thee, O Lord, deliuer my soule.
5 Gracious [is] the LORD, and righteous; yea, our God [is]He shows forth the fruit of his love in calling on him, confessing him to be just and merciful and to help them who are destitute of aid and counsel.merciful.
6 The Lorde preserueth the simple: I was in miserie and he saued me.
7 Return unto thy rest, OWhich was disturbed before, now rest on the Lord, for he has been beneficial towards you.my soul; for the LORD hath dealt bountifully with thee.
8 Because thou hast deliuered my soule from death, mine eyes from teares, and my feete from falling.
9 I willThe Lord will preserve me and save my life.walk before the LORD in the land of the living.
10 I felt all these things, and therefore was moved by faith to confess them, (2Co_4:13).I believed, therefore have I spoken: I was greatly afflicted:
11 I said in myIn my great distress I thought God would not regard man, who is but lies and vanity, yet I overcame this temptation and felt the contrary.haste, All men [are] liars.
12 What shall I render vnto the Lord for all his benefites toward me?
13 I willIn the Law they used to make a banquet when they gave solemn thanks to God, and to take the cup and drink in sign of thanksgiving.take the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the LORD.
14 I will pay my vowes vnto the Lorde, euen nowe in the presence of all his people.
15 Precious in the sight of the LORD [is] theI perceive that God has a care over his, so that he both disposes their death, and takes an account.death of his saints.
16 Beholde, Lord: for I am thy seruant, I am thy seruant, and the sonne of thine handmaide: thou hast broken my bondes.
17 I will offer to thee a sacrifice of prayse, and will call vpon the Name of the Lord.
18 I will pay myI will thank him for his benefits, for that is a just payment, to confess that we owe all to God.vows unto the LORD now in the presence of all his people,
19 In the courtes of ye Lords house, euen in the middes of thee, O Ierusalem. Praise ye the Lord.