The psalmist professeth his love and duty to God for his deliverance.
Psalms 116:1 I Am well pleased, that the Lorde hath herd the voyce of my prayer. Psalms 116:2 That he hath enclined his eare vnto me, therfore will I call vpon him as longe as I lyue. Psalms 116:3 The snares of death compased me round about, and the paynes of hell gat hold vpon me, Psalms 116:4 I shall fynde trouble and heuynesse, and I shall call vpon the name of the Lorde (O Lord) I besech the delyuer my soule. Psalms 116:5 Gracious is the Lorde, and ryghteous, yee oure God is mercyfull. Psalms 116:6 The Lord preserueth the symple: I was in mysery, and he helped me. Psalms 116:7 Turne agayne then vnto thy rest, O my soule, for the Lorde hath rewarded the. Psalms 116:8 And why thou hast delyuered my soule from death, mine eyes from teares, and my fete from fallyng. Psalms 116:9 I will walcke before the Lord, in the land of the lyuyng. Psalms 116:10 I beleued, and therfore wyll I speake, but I was sore troubled. Psalms 116:11 I sayd in my hast: All men are lyers.
He studieth to be thankful.
Psalms 116:12 What reward shall I geue vnto the Lorde, for all the benefytes þt he hath done vnto me? Psalms 116:13 I wyll receaue the cuppe of saluacion, and call vpon the name of the Lord. Psalms 116:14 I wyll paye my vowes now in the presence of all his people, ryght deare in the syght of the Lorde is the death of hys saynctes. Psalms 116:15 Behold (O Lorde) how that I am thy seruaunt: I am thy seruaunt, Psalms 116:16 and the sonne of thy handmayde, thou hast broken my bondes in sonder. Psalms 116:17 I wyll offre to the, the sacrifyce of thanckesgeuynge, and wyll call vpon the name of the Lord. Psalms 116:18 I wyll paye my vowes vnto the Lord in the syght of all his people, Psalms 116:19 in the courtes of the Lordes house, euen in the myddest of the, O Ierusalem. Prayse the Lorde.