1. [For the choirmaster Of the sons of Korah Psalm] Yahweh, you are gracious to your land, you bring back the captives of Jacob,
2. you take away the guilt of your people, you blot out all their sin.Pause
3. You retract all your anger, you renounce the heat of your fury.
4. Bring us back, God our Saviour, appease your indignation against us!
5. Will you be angry with us for ever? Will you prolong your wrath age after age?
6. Will you not give us life again, for your people to rejoice in you?
7. Show us, Lord, your faithful love, grant us your saving help.
8. I am listening. What is God's message? Yahweh's message is peace for his people, for his faithful, if only they renounce their folly.
9. His saving help is near for those who fear him, his glory will dwell in our land.
10. Faithful Love and Loyalty join together, Saving Justice and Peace embrace.
11. Loyalty will spring up from the earth, and Justice will lean down from heaven.
12. Yahweh will himself give prosperity, and our soil will yield its harvest.
13. Justice will walk before him, treading out a path.