The psalmist professeth his love and duty to God for his deliverance.
Psalms 116:1 I am wel pleased, yt the LORDE hath herde ye voyce of my prayer. Psalms 116:2 That he hath enclyned his eare vnto me, therfore wil I call vpo him as longe as I lyue. Psalms 116:3 The snares of death copased me rounde aboute, the paynes of hell gat holde vpon me, Psalms 116:4 I founde trouble and heuynesse. Then called I vpon ye name of the LORDE: o LORDE, delyuer my soule. Psalms 116:5 Gracious is ye LORDE & rightuous, yee oure God is mercifull. Psalms 116:6 The LORDE preserueth ye symple, I was brought downe, and he helped me. Psalms 116:7 Turne agayne then vnto thy rest (o my soule) for the LORDE hath geuen the thy desyre. Psalms 116:8 And why? thou hast delyuered my soule from death, myne eyes from teares, and my fete from fallinge. Psalms 116:9 I wil walke before ye LORDE, in the londe of the lyuynge. Psalms 116:10 I beleued, and therfore haue I spoke, but I was sore troubled. Psalms 116:11 I sayde in my haist: All men are lyers.
He studieth to be thankful.
Psalms 116:12 What rewarde shal I geue vnto ye LORDE, for all the benefites yt he hath done vnto me? Psalms 116:13 I wil receaue the cuppe of saluacio, and call vpon the name of the LORDE. Psalms 116:14 I wil paye my vowes in the presence of all his people, right deare in the sight of ye LORDE is the death of his sayntes. Psalms 116:15 O LORDE, I am thy seruaunt, I am thy seruaunt, Psalms 116:16 and the sonne of thy handmayden, thou hast broken my bondes in sonder. Psalms 116:17 I wil offre the the sacrifice of thankes geuynge, and wil call vpon the name of the LORDE. Psalms 116:18 I wil paye my vowes vnto the LORDE in the sight of all his people, Psalms 116:19 in the courtes of the LORDES house, eue in the myddest of the, o Ierusalem. Halleluya.