Praise for Deliverance.

1 O LORD, in Your strength the king will 1be glad, And in Your salvation how greatly he will rejoice!

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2 You have 2given him his heart's desire, And You have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah.

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    • b 21:2 - "Selah" may mean: "Pause, Crescendo" or "Musical interlude"
      3 For You 3meet him with the blessings of good things; You set a 4crown of fine gold on his head.

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      4 He asked life of You, You 5gave it to him, 6Length of days forever and ever.

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      5 His 7glory is great through Your salvation, 8Splendor and majesty You place upon him.

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      6 For You make him most 9blessed forever; You make him joyful 10with gladness in Your presence.

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      7 For the king 11trusts in the LORD, And through the lovingkindness of the Most High 12he will not be shaken.

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      8 Your hand will 13find out all your enemies; Your right hand will find out those who hate you.

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      9 You will make them 14as a fiery oven in the time of your anger; The LORD will 15swallow them up in His wrath, And 16fire will devour them.

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        • e 21:9 - Or "of your presence"
          10 Their offspring You will destroy from the earth, And their 17descendants from among the sons of men.

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              11 Though they 18intended evil against You And 19devised a plot, They will not succeed.

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                • h 21:11 - Lit "stretched out"
                  12 For You will 20make them turn their back; You will aim 21with Your bowstrings at their faces.

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                  13 Be exalted, O LORD, in Your strength; We will 22sing and praise Your power.

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