The Steadfast Love of the Lord

1 1Shout for joy in the LORD, O you righteous! 2Praise befits the upright.

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2 Give thanks to the LORD with the 3lyre; make melody to him with 4the harp of 5ten strings!

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3 Sing to him 6a new song; play skillfully on the strings, with loud shouts.

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4 For the word of the LORD is upright, and all his work is done in 7faithfulness.

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5 He 8loves righteousness and justice; 9the earth is full of the steadfast love of the LORD.

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6 By 10the word of the LORD the heavens were made, and by 11the breath of his mouth all 12their host.

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7 He gathers the waters of the sea as 13a heap; he 14puts the deeps in storehouses.

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8 Let all the earth fear the LORD; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him!
9 For 15he spoke, and it came to be; he commanded, and it stood firm.

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10 The LORD 16brings the counsel of the nations to nothing; he frustrates the plans of the peoples.
11 17The counsel of the LORD stands forever, the plans of his heart to all generations.

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12 18Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people whom he has 19chosen as his heritage!

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13 The LORD 20looks down from heaven; he sees all the children of man;

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14 from 21where he sits enthroned he 22looks out on all the inhabitants of the earth,

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15 he who fashions the hearts of them all and observes all their deeds.
16 23The king is not saved by his great army; a warrior is not delivered by his great strength.

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17 24The war horse is a false hope for salvation, and by its great might it cannot rescue.

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18 Behold, 25the eye of the LORD is on those who fear him, 26on those who hope in his steadfast love,

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19 that he may 27deliver their soul from death and keep them alive in 28famine.

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20 Our soul 29waits for the LORD; he is our 30help and 31our shield.

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21 For our heart is 32glad in him, because we 33trust in his holy name.

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22 Let your steadfast love, O LORD, be upon us, even as we hope in you.