Psalm 144:1-9 NLT

1 A psalm of David. Bless the LORD, who is my rock. He gives me strength for war and skill for battle.
2 He is my loving ally and my fortress, my tower of safety, my deliverer. He stands before me as a shield, and I take refuge in him. He subdues the nations a under me.

References for Psalms 144:2

    • Ê 144:2 - Some manuscripts read <I>my people.</I>
      3 O LORD, what are mortals that you should notice us, mere humans that you should care for us?
      4 For we are like a breath of air; our days are like a passing shadow.
      5 Bend down the heavens, LORD, and come down. Touch the mountains so they billow smoke.
      6 Release your lightning bolts and scatter your enemies! Release your arrows and confuse them!
      7 Reach down from heaven and rescue me; deliver me from deep waters, from the power of my enemies.
      8 Their mouths are full of lies; they swear to tell the truth, but they lie.
      9 I will sing a new song to you, O God! I will sing your praises with a ten-stringed harp.