The Bible – Psalms 86
1 – Bow down thine ear, O LORD, hear me: for I am poor and needy.
2 – Preserve my soul; for I am holy: O thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth in thee.
3 – Be merciful unto me, O Lord: for I cry unto thee daily.
4 – Rejoice the soul of thy servant: for unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.
5 – For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive; and plenteous in mercy unto all them that call upon thee.
6 – Give ear, O LORD, unto my prayer; and attend to the voice of my supplications.
7 – In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee: for thou wilt answer me.
8 – Among the gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord; neither are there any works like unto thy works.
9 – All nations whom thou hast made shall come and worship before thee, O Lord; and shall glorify thy name.
10 – For thou art great, and doest wondrous things: thou art God alone.
11 – Teach me thy way, O LORD; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name.
12 – I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy name for evermore.
13 – For great is thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell.
14 – O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assemblies of violent men have sought after my soul; and have not set thee before them.
15 – But thou, O Lord, art a God full of compassion, and gracious, longsuffering, and plenteous in mercy and truth.
16 – O turn unto me, and have mercy upon me; give thy strength unto thy servant, and save the son of thine handmaid.
17 – Shew me a token for good; that they which hate me may see it, and be ashamed: because thou, LORD, hast holpen me, and comforted me.
Scriptures are from The Authorized (King James) Version. The King James Version (KJV), also known as the King James Bible (KJB) or simply the Authorized Version (AV), is an English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England, begun in 1604 and completed as well as published in 1611. The books of the King James Version include the 39 books of the Old Testament and the 27 books of the New Testament.