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Psalm 89 BBE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 My song will be of the mercies of the Lord for ever: with my mouth will I make his faith clear to all generations. 1 I will sing of the LORD's great love forever; with my mouth I will make your faithfulness known through all generations.
2 For you have said, Mercy will be made strong for ever; my faith will be unchanging in the heavens. 2 I will declare that your love stands firm forever, that you established your faithfulness in heaven itself.
3 I have made an agreement with the man of my selection, I have made an oath to David my servant; 3 You said, "I have made a covenant with my chosen one, I have sworn to David my servant,
4 I will make your seed go on for ever, your kingdom will be strong through all generations. (Selah.) 4 'I will establish your line forever and make your throne firm through all generations.' " "Selah"
5 In heaven let them give praise for your wonders, O Lord; and your unchanging faith among the saints. 5 The heavens praise your wonders, O LORD, your faithfulness too, in the assembly of the holy ones.
6 For who is there in the heavens in comparison with the Lord? who is like the Lord among the sons of the gods? 6 For who in the skies above can compare with the LORD? Who is like the LORD among the heavenly beings?
7 God is greatly to be feared among the saints, and to be honoured over all those who are about him. 7 In the council of the holy ones God is greatly feared; he is more awesome than all who surround him.
8 O Lord God of armies, who is strong like you, O Jah? and your unchanging faith is round about you. 8 O LORD God Almighty, who is like you? You are mighty, O LORD, and your faithfulness surrounds you.
9 You have rule over the sea in storm; when its waves are troubled, you make them calm. 9 You rule over the surging sea; when its waves mount up, you still them.
10 Rahab was crushed by you like one wounded to death; with your strong arm you put to flight all your haters. 10 You crushed Rahab like one of the slain; with your strong arm you scattered your enemies.
11 Yours are the heavens, and the earth is yours; you have made the world, and everything which is in it. 11 The heavens are yours, and yours also the earth; you founded the world and all that is in it.
12 You have made the north and the south; Tabor and Hermon are sounding with joy at your name. 12 You created the north and the south; Tabor and Hermon sing for joy at your name.
13 Yours is an arm of power; strong is your hand and high your right hand. 13 Your arm is endued with power; your hand is strong, your right hand exalted.
14 The seat of your kingdom is resting on righteousness and right judging: mercy and good faith come before your face. 14 Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; love and faithfulness go before you.
15 Happy are the people who have knowledge of the holy cry: the light of your face, O Lord, will be shining on their way. 15 Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence, O LORD.
16 In your name will they have joy all the day: in your righteousness will they be lifted up. 16 They rejoice in your name all day long; they exult in your righteousness.
17 For you are the glory of their strength; in your pleasure will our horn be lifted up. 17 For you are their glory and strength, and by your favor you exalt our horn.
18 For our breastplate is the Lord; and our king is the Holy One of Israel's. 18 Indeed, our shield belongs to the LORD, our king to the Holy One of Israel.
19 Then your voice came to your holy one in a vision, saying, I have put the crown on a strong one, lifting up one taken from among the people. 19 Once you spoke in a vision, to your faithful people you said: "I have bestowed strength on a warrior; I have exalted a young man from among the people.
20 I have made discovery of David my servant; I have put my holy oil on his head. 20 I have found David my servant; with my sacred oil I have anointed him.
21 My hand will be his support; my arm will give him strength. 21 My hand will sustain him; surely my arm will strengthen him.
22 The deceit of those who are against him will not overcome him; he will not be troubled by the sons of evil. 22 No enemy will subject him to tribute; no wicked man will oppress him.
23 I will have those who are against him broken before his face, and his haters will be crushed under my blows. 23 I will crush his foes before him and strike down his adversaries.
24 But my faith and my mercy will be with him; and in my name will his horn be lifted up. 24 My faithful love will be with him, and through my name his horn will be exalted.
25 I will put his hand in the sea, and his right hand in the rivers. 25 I will set his hand over the sea, his right hand over the rivers.
26 He will say to me, You are my father, my God, and the Rock of my salvation. 26 He will call out to me, 'You are my Father, my God, the Rock my Savior.'
27 And I will make him the first of my sons, most high over the kings of the earth. 27 I will also appoint him my firstborn, the most exalted of the kings of the earth.
28 I will keep my mercy for him for ever; my agreement with him will not be changed. 28 I will maintain my love to him forever, and my covenant with him will never fail.
29 His seed will keep their place for ever; his kingdom will be eternal, like the heavens. 29 I will establish his line forever, his throne as long as the heavens endure.
30 If his children give up my law, and are not ruled by my decisions; 30 "If his sons forsake my law and do not follow my statutes,
31 If my rules are broken, and my orders are not kept; 31 if they violate my decrees and fail to keep my commands,
32 Then I will send punishment on them for their sin; my rod will be the reward of their evil-doing. 32 I will punish their sin with the rod, their iniquity with flogging;
33 But I will not take away my mercy from him, and will not be false to my faith. 33 but I will not take my love from him, nor will I ever betray my faithfulness.
34 I will be true to my agreement; the things which have gone out of my lips will not be changed. 34 I will not violate my covenant or alter what my lips have uttered.
35 I have made an oath once by my holy name, that I will not be false to David. 35 Once for all, I have sworn by my holiness-- and I will not lie to David--
36 His seed will not come to an end for ever; the seat of his kingdom will be like the sun before me. 36 that his line will continue forever and his throne endure before me like the sun;
37 It will be fixed for ever like the moon; and the witness in heaven is true. (Selah.) 37 it will be established forever like the moon, the faithful witness in the sky." "Selah"
38 But you have put him away in disgust; you have been angry with the king of your selection. 38 But you have rejected, you have spurned, you have been very angry with your anointed one.
39 You have made your agreement with your servant of no effect: you have had no respect for his crown, it has come down even to the earth. 39 You have renounced the covenant with your servant and have defiled his crown in the dust.
40 All his walls are broken down; you have given his strong towers to destruction. 40 You have broken through all his walls and reduced his strongholds to ruins.
41 All those who come by take away his goods; he is laughed at by his neighbours. 41 All who pass by have plundered him; he has become the scorn of his neighbors.
42 You have given power to the right hand of his haters; you have made glad all those who are against him. 42 You have exalted the right hand of his foes; you have made all his enemies rejoice.
43 His sword is turned back; you have not been his support in the fight. 43 You have turned back the edge of his sword and have not supported him in battle.
44 You have put an end to his glory: the seat of his kingdom has been levelled to the earth. 44 You have put an end to his splendor and cast his throne to the ground.
45 You have made him old before his time; he is covered with shame. (Selah.) 45 You have cut short the days of his youth; you have covered him with a mantle of shame. "Selah"
46 How long, O Lord, will you Keep yourself for ever from our eyes? how long will your wrath be burning like fire? 46 How long, O LORD? Will you hide yourself forever? How long will your wrath burn like fire?
47 See how short my time is; why have you made all men for no purpose? 47 Remember how fleeting is my life. For what futility you have created all men!
48 What man now living will not see death? will he be able to keep back his soul from the underworld? (Selah.) 48 What man can live and not see death, or save himself from the power of the grave ? "Selah"
49 Lord, where are your earlier mercies? where is the oath which you made to David in unchanging faith? 49 O Lord, where is your former great love, which in your faithfulness you swore to David?
50 Keep in mind, O Lord, the shame of your servants, and how the bitter words of all the people have come into my heart; 50 Remember, Lord, how your servant has been mocked, how I bear in my heart the taunts of all the nations,
51 The bitter words of your haters, O Lord, shaming the footsteps of your king. 51 the taunts with which your enemies have mocked, O LORD, with which they have mocked every step of your anointed one.
52 Let the Lord be praised for ever. So be it, So be it. 52 Praise be to the LORD forever! Amen and Amen.