Psalm 20 NLT

1 For the choir director: A psalm of David. In times of trouble, may the LORD respond to your cry. May the God of Israel a keep you safe from all harm.

References for Psalms 20:1

    • v 20:1 - Hebrew <I>of Jacob.</I>
      2 May he send you help from his sanctuary and strengthen you from Jerusalem. b

      References for Psalms 20:2

        • w 20:2 - Hebrew <I>Zion.</I>
          3 May he remember all your gifts and look favorably on your burnt offerings. Interlude
          4 May he grant your heart's desire and fulfill all your plans.
          5 May we shout for joy when we hear of your victory, flying banners to honor our God. May the LORD answer all your prayers.
          6 Now I know that the LORD saves his anointed king. He will answer him from his holy heaven and rescue him by his great power.
          7 Some nations boast of their armies and weapons, c but we boast in the LORD our God.

          References for Psalms 20:7

            • x 20:7 - Hebrew <I>chariots and horses.</I>
              8 Those nations will fall down and collapse, but we will rise up and stand firm.
              9 Give victory to our king, O LORD! Respond to our cry for help.