Psalm 85

1 Of the sons of Korʹah. A melody.
You have shown favor, O Jehovah, to your land; You brought back those of Jacob who were taken captive.

2 You have pardoned the error of your people; You forgave all their sin.

3 You held back all your fury; You turned away from your hot anger.

4 Restore us, O God of our salvation, And set aside your displeasure with us.

5 Will you be furious with us forever? Will you prolong your anger to generation after generation?

6 Will you not revive us again So that your people may rejoice in you?

7 Show your loyal love to us, O Jehovah, And grant us your salvation.

8 I will listen to what the true God Jehovah says, For he will speak peace to his people, to his loyal ones, But let them not return to overconfidence.

9 Surely his salvation is near to those who fear him, So that his glory may reside in our land.

10 Loyal love and faithfulness will meet together; Righteousness and peace will kiss each other.

11 Faithfulness will sprout from the earth, And righteousness will look down from the heavens.

12 Yes, Jehovah will give what is good, And our land will yield its harvest.

13 Righteousness will walk before him And make a path for his footsteps.