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  • This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Psalms 31.

Into Your Hand I Commit My Spirit

By Pilgrim · Mar 30, 2018 ·
  1. Psalms 31
    Into Your Hand I Commit My Spirit
    To The Chief Musician, A Psalm Of David

    Audio Reading • Kings James Version

    Psalms 31
    King James Version

    1 In thee, O Lord, do I put my trust;
    let me never be ashamed:
    deliver me in thy righteousness.​
    2 Bow down thine ear to me;
    deliver me speedily:
    be thou my strong rock,
    for an house of defence to save me.​

    3 For thou art my rock and my fortress;
    therefore for thy name's sake lead me,
    and guide me.​
    4 Pull me out of the net that they have laid privily for me:
    for thou art my strength.​
    5 Into thine hand I commit my spirit:
    thou hast redeemed me, O Lord God of truth.​

    6 I have hated them that regard lying vanities:
    but I trust in the Lord.​
    7 I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy:
    for thou hast considered my trouble;
    thou hast known my soul in adversities;​
    8 And hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy:
    thou hast set my feet in a large room.​

    9 Have mercy upon me, O Lord, for I am in trouble:
    mine eye is consumed with grief,
    yea, my soul and my belly.​
    10 For my life is spent with grief,
    and my years with sighing:
    my strength faileth because of mine iniquity,
    and my bones are consumed.​
    11 I was a reproach among all mine enemies,
    but especially among my neighbours,
    and a fear to mine acquaintance:
    they that did see me without fled from me.​
    12 I am forgotten as a dead man out of mind:
    I am like a broken vessel.​
    13 For I have heard the slander of many:
    fear was on every side:
    while they took counsel together against me,
    they devised to take away my life.​

    14 But I trusted in thee, O Lord:
    I said, Thou art my God.​
    15 My times are in thy hand:
    deliver me from the hand of mine enemies,
    and from them that persecute me.​
    16 Make thy face to shine upon thy servant:
    save me for thy mercies' sake.​
    17 Let me not be ashamed, O Lord; for I have called upon thee:
    let the wicked be ashamed,
    and let them be silent in the grave.​
    18 Let the lying lips be put to silence;
    which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.​

    19 Oh how great is thy goodness,
    which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee;
    which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee
    before the sons of men!​
    20 Thou shalt hide them in the secret of thy presence
    from the pride of man:
    thou shalt keep them secretly in a pavilion
    from the strife of tongues.​

    21 Blessed be the Lord:
    for he hath shewed me his marvellous kindness in a strong city.​
    22 For I said in my haste,
    I am cut off from before thine eyes:
    nevertheless thou heardest the voice of my supplications
    when I cried unto thee.​

    23 O love the Lord, all ye his saints:
    for the Lord preserveth the faithful,
    and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer.​
    24 Be of good courage,
    and he shall strengthen your heart,
    all ye that hope in the Lord.

    A Psalm Of Complaint And Of Praise

    About Author

    Trusting and Obeying the God of Truth: Loving others within the limits that truth allows. "...not as though I wrote to thee a new commandment, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another. And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it." —2 John 1:5-6
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  • This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Psalms 31.