Psalm 138:8 {137:8}
Good News Translation
You will do everything you have promised; LORD, your love is eternal. Complete the work that you have begun.

Contemporary English Version
You, LORD, will always treat me with kindness. Your love never fails. You have made us what we are. Don't give up on us now!

Douay-Rheims Bible
The Lord will repay for me: thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever: O despise not the works of thy hands.

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The Lord will repay for me: thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever: O despise not the works of thy hands.

perfect

Psalm 57:2 I will cry to God the most high; to God who hath done good to me.

Isaiah 26:12 Lord, thou wilt give us peace: for thou hast wrought all our works for us.

Jeremiah 32:39,40 And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me all days: and that it may be well with them, and with their children after them. . . .

John 15:2 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit, he will take away: and every one that beareth fruit, he will purge it, that it may bring forth more fruit.

Romans 5:10 For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son: much more, being reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.

Romans 8:28-30 And we know that to them that love God all things work together unto good: to such as, according to his purpose, are called to be saints. . . .

Philippians 1:6 Being confident of this very thing: that he who hath begun a good work in you will perfect it unto the day of Christ Jesus.

1 Thessalonians 5:24 He is faithful who hath called you, who also will do it.

thy mercy

Psalm 100:5 For the Lord is sweet, his mercy endureth for ever, and his truth to generation and generation.

Psalm 103:17 But the mercy of the Lord is from eternity and unto eternity upon them that fear him: And his justice unto children's children,

forsake

Psalm 71:6-9,17,18 By thee have I been confirmed from the womb: from my mother's womb thou art my protector. Of thee I shall continually sing: . . .

Job 10:3,8 Doth it seem good to thee that thou shouldst calumniate me, and oppress me, the work of thy own hands, and help the counsel of the wicked? . . .

Job 14:15 Thou shalt call me, and I will answer thee: to the work of thy hands thou shalt reach out thy right hand.

Isaiah 42:16 And I will lead the blind into the way which they know not: and in the paths which they were ignorant of I will make them walk: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight: these things have I done to them, and have not forsaken them.

Isaiah 43:21 This people have I formed for myself, they shall shew forth my praise.

1 Peter 1:3-5 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to his great mercy hath regenerated us unto a lively hope, by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead: . . .

1 Peter 4:19 Wherefore let them also that suffer according to the will of God commend their souls in good deeds to the faithful Creator.

Jude 1:1 Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ and brother of James: to them that are beloved in God the Father and preserved in Jesus Christ and called.

Context
I Will Give You Thanks with All My Heart
7If I shall walk in the midst of tribulation, thou wilt quicken me: and thou hast stretched forth thy hand against the wrath of my enemies: and thy right hand hath saved me. 8The Lord will repay for me: thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever: O despise not the works of thy hands.
Cross References
Philippians 1:6
Being confident of this very thing: that he who hath begun a good work in you will perfect it unto the day of Christ Jesus.

Job 10:3
Doth it seem good to thee that thou shouldst calumniate me, and oppress me, the work of thy own hands, and help the counsel of the wicked?

Job 10:8
Thy hands have made me, and fashioned me wholly round about, and dost thou thus cast me down headlong on a sudden?

Job 14:15
Thou shalt call me, and I will answer thee: to the work of thy hands thou shalt reach out thy right hand.

Psalm 27:9
Turn not away thy face from me; decline not in thy wrath from thy servant. Be thou my helper, forsake me not; do not thou despise me, O God my Saviour.

Psalm 57:2
I will cry to God the most high; to God who hath done good to me.

Psalm 71:9
Cast me not off in the time of old age: when my strength shall fail, do not thou forsake me.

Psalm 100:3
Know ye that the Lord he is God: he made us, and not we ourselves. We are his people and the sheep of his pasture.

Psalm 119:8
I will keep thy justifications: O! do not thou utterly forsake me.

Psalm 119:73
Thy hands have made me and formed me: give me understanding, and I will learn thy commandments.

Psalm 136:1
Alleluia. Praise the Lord, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.

Additional Translations
The LORD will fulfill His purpose in me. O LORD, Your loving devotion endures forever—do not abandon the works of Your hands.The LORD will perfect that which concerns me: your mercy, O LORD, endures for ever: forsake not the works of your own hands.

Jehovah will perfect that which concerneth me: Thy lovingkindness, O Jehovah, endureth for ever; Forsake not the works of thine own hands.

O Lord, thou shalt recompense them on my behalf: thy mercy, O Lord, endures for ever: overlook not the works of thine hands.

Jehovah will perfect what concerneth me: thy loving-kindness, O Jehovah, [endureth] for ever; forsake not the works of thine own hands.

The LORD will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O LORD, endureth for ever; forsake not the works of thine own hands.

The LORD will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O LORD, endureth for ever: forsake not the works thy own hands.

Yahweh will fulfill that which concerns me; your loving kindness, Yahweh, endures forever. Don't forsake the works of your own hands. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.

Jehovah doth perfect for me, O Jehovah, Thy kindness is to the age, The works of Thy hands let not fall!
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