The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped:
therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.
The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of
a contrite spirit.
He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.
Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life.
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the
spirit is broken.
For thus saith the Lord God, the Holy One of Israel; In returning and rest shall
ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would
Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together: for
I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them
rejoice from their sorrow.