Psalm 89 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 I will sing of the LORD's loyal love forever. I will proclaim your faithfulness with my own mouth from one generation to the next. 1 I will sing of the LORD's great love forever; with my mouth I will make your faithfulness known through all generations.
2 That's why I say, "Your loyal love is rightly built—forever! You establish your faithfulness in heaven." 2 I will declare that your love stands firm forever, that you established your faithfulness in heaven itself.
3 You said,"I made a covenant with my chosen one; I promised my servant David: 3 You said, "I have made a covenant with my chosen one, I have sworn to David my servant,
4 ‘I will establish your offspring forever; I will build up your throne from one generation to the next.'" Selah 4 'I will establish your line forever and make your throne firm through all generations.' " "Selah"
5 Heaven thanks you for your wondrous acts, LORD— for your faithfulness too— in the assembly of the holy ones. 5 The heavens praise your wonders, O LORD, your faithfulness too, in the assembly of the holy ones.
6 Is there any in the sky who could compare to the LORD? Who among the gods is equal to the LORD? 6 For who in the skies above can compare with the LORD? Who is like the LORD among the heavenly beings?
7 God is respected in the council of the holy ones; God is awesome and revered more than all those around him. 7 In the council of the holy ones God is greatly feared; he is more awesome than all who surround him.
8 Who is like you, LORD God of heavenly forces? Mighty LORD, your faithfulness surrounds you! 8 O LORD God Almighty, who is like you? You are mighty, O LORD, and your faithfulness surrounds you.
9 You rule over the surging sea: When its waves rise up, it's you who makes them still. 9 You rule over the surging sea; when its waves mount up, you still them.
10 It's you who crushed Rahab like a dead body; you scattered your enemies with your strong arm. 10 You crushed Rahab like one of the slain; with your strong arm you scattered your enemies.
11 Heaven is yours! The earth too! The world and all that fills it— you made all of it! North and south—you created them! 11 The heavens are yours, and yours also the earth; you founded the world and all that is in it.
12 The mountains Tabor and Hermon shout praises to your name. 12 You created the north and the south; Tabor and Hermon sing for joy at your name.
13 You have a powerful arm; your hand is strong; your strong hand is raised high! 13 Your arm is endued with power; your hand is strong, your right hand exalted.
14 Your throne is built on righteousness and justice; loyal love and faithfulness stand in front of you. 14 Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; love and faithfulness go before you.
15 The people who know the celebratory shout are truly happy! They walk in the light of your presence, LORD! 15 Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence, O LORD.
16 They rejoice in your name all day long and are uplifted by your righteousness 16 They rejoice in your name all day long; they exult in your righteousness.
17 because you are the splendor of their strength. By your favor you make us strong 17 For you are their glory and strength, and by your favor you exalt our horn.
18 because our shield is the LORD's own; our king belongs to the holy one of Israel! 18 Indeed, our shield belongs to the LORD, our king to the Holy One of Israel.
19 Once you spoke in a vision to your faithful servants: I placed a crown on a strong man. I raised up someone specially chosen from 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 discovered my servant David. I anointed him with my holy oil. 20 I have found David my servant; with my sacred oil I have anointed him.
21 My hand will sustain him— yes, my arm will strengthen him! 21 My hand will sustain him; surely my arm will strengthen him.
22 No enemy will oppress him; no wicked person will make him suffer. 22 No enemy will subject him to tribute; no wicked man will oppress him.
23 I will crush all his foes in front of him. I will strike down all those who hate him. 23 I will crush his foes before him and strike down his adversaries.
24 My faithfulness and my loyal love will be with him. He will be strengthened by my name. 24 My faithful love will be with him, and through my name his horn will be exalted.
25 I will set his hand on the sea. I will set his strong hand on the rivers. 25 I will set his hand over the sea, his right hand over the rivers.
26 He will cry out to me: "You are my father, my God, the rock of my salvation." 26 He will call out to me, 'You are my Father, my God, the Rock my Savior.'
27 Yes, I'll make him the one born first— I'll make him the high king of all earth's kings. 27 I will also appoint him my firstborn, the most exalted of the kings of the earth.
28 I will always guard my loyal love toward him. My covenant with him will last forever. 28 I will maintain my love to him forever, and my covenant with him will never fail.
29 I will establish his dynasty for all time. His throne will last as long as heaven does. 29 I will establish his line forever, his throne as long as the heavens endure.
30 But if his children ever abandon my Instruction, stop following my rules— 30 "If his sons forsake my law and do not follow my statutes,
31 if they treat my statutes like dirt, stop keeping my commandments— 31 if they violate my decrees and fail to keep my commands,
32 then I will punish their sin with a stick, and I will punish their wrongdoing with a severe beating. 32 I will punish their sin with the rod, their iniquity with flogging;
33 But even then I won't withdraw my loyal love from him. I won't betray my faithfulness. 33 but I will not take my love from him, nor will I ever betray my faithfulness.
34 I won't break my covenant. I won't renege on what crossed my lips. 34 I will not violate my covenant or alter what my lips have uttered.
35 By my own holiness I've sworn one thing: I will not lie to David. 35 Once for all, I have sworn by my holiness-- and I will not lie to David--
36 His dynasty will last forever. His throne will be like the sun, always before me. 36 that his line will continue forever and his throne endure before me like the sun;
37 It will be securely established forever; like the moon, a faithful witness in the sky. Selah 37 it will be established forever like the moon, the faithful witness in the sky." "Selah"
38 But you, God, have rejected and despised him. You've become infuriated with your anointed one. 38 But you have rejected, you have spurned, you have been very angry with your anointed one.
39 You've canceled the covenant with your servant. You've thrown his crown in the dirt. 39 You have renounced the covenant with your servant and have defiled his crown in the dust.
40 You've broken through all his walls. You've made his strongholds a pile of ruins. 40 You have broken through all his walls and reduced his strongholds to ruins.
41 All those who pass by plunder him. He's nothing but a joke to his neighbors. 41 All who pass by have plundered him; he has become the scorn of his neighbors.
42 You lifted high his foes' strong hand. You gave all his enemies reason to celebrate. 42 You have exalted the right hand of his foes; you have made all his enemies rejoice.
43 Yes, you dulled the edge of his sword and didn't support him in battle. 43 You have turned back the edge of his sword and have not supported him in battle.
44 You've put an end to his splendor. You've thrown his throne to the ground. 44 You have put an end to his splendor and cast his throne to the ground.
45 You've shortened the prime of his life. You've wrapped him up in 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 will it last, LORD? Will you hide yourself forever? How long will your wrath burn like fire? 46 How long, O LORD? Will you hide yourself forever? How long will your wrath burn like fire?
47 Remember how short my life is! Have you created humans for no good reason? 47 Remember how fleeting is my life. For what futility you have created all men!
48 Who lives their life without seeing death? Who is ever rescued from the grip of the grave? Selah 48 What man can live and not see death, or save himself from the power of the grave ? "Selah"
49 Where now are your loving acts from long ago, my Lord— the same ones you promised to David by your own faithfulness? 49 O Lord, where is your former great love, which in your faithfulness you swore to David?
50 Remember your servant's abuse, my Lord! Remember how I bear in my heart all the insults of the nations, 50 Remember, Lord, how your servant has been mocked, how I bear in my heart the taunts of all the nations,
51 the ones your enemies, LORD, use— the ones they use to abuse every step your anointed one takes. 51 the taunts with which your enemies have mocked, O LORD, with which they have mocked every step of your anointed one.
52 Bless the LORD forever! Amen and Amen! 52 Praise be to the LORD forever! Amen and Amen.