Psalm 149 BBE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Let the Lord be praised. Make a new song to the Lord, let his praise be in the meeting of his saints. 1 Praise the LORD. Sing to the LORD a new song, his praise in the assembly of the saints.
2 Let Israel have joy in his maker; let the children of Zion be glad in their King. 2 Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King.
3 Let them give praise to his name in the dance: let them make melody to him with instruments of brass and corded instruments of music. 3 Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with tambourine and harp.
4 For the Lord has pleasure in his people: he gives the poor in spirit a crown of salvation. 4 For the LORD takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with salvation.
5 Let the saints have joy and glory: let them give cries of joy on their beds. 5 Let the saints rejoice in this honor and sing for joy on their beds.
6 Let the high praises of God be in their mouths, and a two-edged sword in their hands; 6 May the praise of God be in their mouths and a double-edged sword in their hands,
7 To give the nations the reward of their sins, and the peoples their punishment; 7 to inflict vengeance on the nations and punishment on the peoples,
8 To put their kings in chains, and their rulers in bands of iron; 8 to bind their kings with fetters, their nobles with shackles of iron,
9 To give them the punishment which is in the holy writings: this honour is given to all his saints. Praise be to the Lord. 9 to carry out the sentence written against them. This is the glory of all his saints. Praise the LORD.