It is 1better to takerefuge in the LORDThan to trust in princes.
10Allnations2surrounded me; In the name of the LORD I will surely3cut them off.
They 4surrounded me, yes, they surrounded me; In the name of the LORD I will surelycut them off.
They surrounded me 5like bees; They were extinguished as a 6fire of thorns; In the name of the LORD I will surelycut them off.
You 7pushed me violently so that I awas falling, But the LORD8helped me.
14b9The LORD is my strength and song, And He has become10my salvation.
The sound of 11joyfulshouting and salvation is in the tents of the righteous; The 12righthand of the LORDdoesvaliantly.
The 13righthand of the LORD is exalted; The righthand of the LORDdoesvaliantly.
I 14will not die, but live, And 15tell of the works of cthe LORD.
18dThe LORD has 16disciplined me severely, But He has 17not given me over to death.
1918Open to me the gates of righteousness; I shall enter through them, I shall givethanks to ethe LORD.