1 To the chief Musician, A Psalm for the sons of Korah. LORD, thou hast been favourable to thy land: thou hast brought back the captivity of Jacob. for the sons: or, of the sons favourable: or, well pleased
2 Thou hast forgiven the iniquity of thy people, thou hast covered all their sin. Selah.
3 Thou hast taken away all thy wrath: thou hast turned thyself from the fierceness of thy anger. thyself…: or, thine anger from waxing hot
4 Restore us, O God of our salvation, and cause thy anger toward us to cease.
5 Wilt thou be angry with us for ever? wilt thou draw out thy anger to all generations?
6 Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rejoice in thee?
7 Show us thy mercy, O LORD, and grant us thy salvation.
8 I will hear what God the LORD will speak: for he will speak peace to his people, and to his saints: but let them not turn again to folly.
9 Surely his salvation is near them that fear him; that glory may dwell in our land.
10 Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other.
11 Truth shall spring out of the earth; and righteousness shall look down from heaven.
12 Yea, the LORD shall give that which is good; and our land shall yield her increase.
13 Righteousness shall go before him; and shall set us in the way of his steps.