GOD blesses those who are kind to the poor.
He helps them out of their troubles. He protects them and keeps them alive; he publicly honors them and destroys the power of their enemies. He nurses them when they are sick, and soothes their pain and worries. "O Lord," I prayed, "be kind and heal me, for I have confessed my sins."
But my enemies say, "May he soon die and be forgotten!" They act so friendly when they come to visit me while I am sick; but all the time they hate me and are glad that I am lying there upon my bed of pain. And when they leave, they laugh and mock. They whisper together about what they will do when I am dead. "It's fatel, whatever it is," they say. "He'll never get out of that bed!"
Even my best friend has turned against me --- a man I completely trusted; how often we ate together. Lord, don't you desert me! Be gracious, Lord, and make me well again so I can pay them back! I know you are pleased with me because you haven't let my enemies triumph over me. You have preserved me because I was honest; you have admitted me forever to your presence.
Bless the Lord, the God of Israel, who exists from everlasting ages past --- and on into everlasting eternity ahead. Amen and amen!
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