|Ps 85:1 O LORD, You have [at last] shown favor to Your land [of Canaan];
You have restored [from Babylon] the captives of Jacob (Israel).
|Ps 85:2 You have forgiven the wickedness of Your people;
You have covered all their sin. Selah.
|Ps 85:3 You have withdrawn all Your wrath,
You have turned away from Your burning anger.
|Ps 85:4 ¶ Restore us, O God of our salvation,
And cause Your indignation toward us to cease.
|Ps 85:5 Will You be angry with us forever?
Will You prolong Your anger to all generations?
|Ps 85:6 Will You not revive us and bring us to life again,
That Your people may rejoice in You?
|Ps 85:7 Show us Your lovingkindness, O LORD,
And grant us Your salvation.
|Ps 85:8 ¶ I will hear [with expectant hope] what God the LORD will say,
For He will speak peace to His people, to His godly ones--
But let them not turn again to folly.
|Ps 85:9 Surely His salvation is near to those who [reverently] fear Him [and obey Him with submissive wonder],
That glory [the manifest presence of God] may dwell in our land.
|Ps 85:10 Steadfast love and truth and faithfulness meet together;
Righteousness and peace kiss each other.
|Ps 85:11 Truth springs from the earth,
And righteousness looks down from heaven.
|Ps 85:12 Indeed, the LORD will give what is good,
And our land will yield its produce.
|Ps 85:13 Righteousness will go before Him
And will make His footsteps into a way [in which to walk].