Psalm 144:1-6 LEB

Of David.

A Prayer for National Safety

1 aBlessed be Yahweh, my rock, the one who trains my hands for battle, my fingers for war--

References for Psalms 144:1

    • ҷ 144:1 - The Hebrew Bible counts the superscription as the first verse of the psalm
      2 my loyal love and my fortress, my stronghold and my deliverer, my shield, and [one] in whom I take refuge, the one who subdues peoplesb under me.

      References for Psalms 144:2

        • Ҹ 144:2 - Reading with many Hebrew manuscripts and versions; MT reads "my people"
          3 O Yahweh, what [is] humankind that you take knowledge of him, [or the] son of man that you take thought of him?
          4 Humankind is like a breath, his days like a passing shadow.
          5 O Yahweh, bow the heavens and come down; touch the mountains so that they smoke.
          6 Flash forth lightning and scatter them; dispatch your arrows and rout them.