Bible: Psalm 116:3-5

116:3 The ropes of death tightened around me, 1 

the snares 2  of Sheol confronted me.

I was confronted 3  with trouble and sorrow.

116:4 I called on the name of the Lord,

“Please Lord, rescue my life!

116:5 The Lord is merciful and fair;

our God is compassionate.

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