The psalmist professeth his love and duty to God for his deliverance.
Psalms 116:1 I love Jehovah, because he heareth My voice and my supplications. Psalms 116:2 Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, Therefore will I call [upon him] as long as I live. Psalms 116:3 The cords of death compassed me, And the pains of Sheol gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow. Psalms 116:4 Then called I upon the name of Jehovah: O Jehovah, I beseech thee, deliver my soul. Psalms 116:5 Gracious is Jehovah, and righteous; Yea, our God is merciful. Psalms 116:6 Jehovah preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he saved me. Psalms 116:7 Return unto thy rest, O my soul; For Jehovah hath dealt bountifully with thee. Psalms 116:8 For thou hast delivered my soul from death, Mine eyes from tears, [And] my feet from falling. Psalms 116:9 I will walk before Jehovah In the land of the living. Psalms 116:10 I believe, for I will speak: I was greatly afflicted: Psalms 116:11 I said in my haste, All men are liars.
He studieth to be thankful.
Psalms 116:12 What shall I render unto Jehovah For all his benefits toward me? Psalms 116:13 I will take the cup of salvation, And call upon the name of Jehovah. Psalms 116:14 I will pay my vows unto Jehovah, Yea, in the presence of all his people. Psalms 116:15 Precious in the sight of Jehovah Is the death of his saints. Psalms 116:16 O Jehovah, truly I am thy servant: I am thy servant, the son of thy handmaid; Thou hast loosed my bonds. Psalms 116:17 I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, And will call upon the name of Jehovah. Psalms 116:18 I will pay my vows unto Jehovah, Yea, in the presence of all his people, Psalms 116:19 In the courts of Jehovah's house, In the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Praise ye Jehovah.