‘When I was in trouble, I called out to the Lord,
and he answered my
Yes, I called out to you for help from the deep hole of death,
and you heard my prayer.
and I fell into the middle of the sea.
The deep water covered me.
You sent big waves to roll over me.
“You have sent me far away from you.
Now I will never see your
so that my life was in danger.
The plants in the sea were all around my head.
as far as the bottom of the mountains.
Deep in the earth, I was in a prison,
and its gates had shut for ever.
But, Lord, my God,
you brought me up from that deep hole.
In your holy temple, you heard my prayer for help.
I will offer a
I will do everything that I have promised to do.
The Lord is the one who saves people!’