A Song of Praise

1 In that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah: We have a strong city; God makes salvation its walls and ramparts.
2 Open the gates that the righteous nation may enter, the nation that keeps faith.
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3 You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.
4 Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD, the LORD himself, is the Rock eternal.
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5 He humbles those who dwell on high, he lays the lofty city low; he levels it to the ground and casts it down to the dust.
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6 Feet trample it down— the feet of the oppressed, the footsteps of the poor.
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7 The path of the righteous is level; you, the Upright One, make the way of the righteous smooth.
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8 Yes, LORD, walking in the way of your laws,awe wait for you; your name and renown are the desire of our hearts.
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9 My soul yearns for you in the night; in the morning my spirit longs for you. When your judgments come upon the earth, the people of the world learn righteousness.
10 But when grace is shown to the wicked, they do not learn righteousness; even in a land of uprightness they go on doing evil and do not regard the majesty of the LORD.
11 LORD, your hand is lifted high, but they do not see it. Let them see your zeal for your people and be put to shame; let the fire reserved for your enemies consume them.