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Psalm 89 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 A maskil of Eitan the Ezrachi: I will sing about ADONAI's acts of grace forever, with my mouth proclaim your faithfulness 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 because I said, "Grace is built to last forever; in the heavens themselves you established your faithfulness." 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 the one I chose, I swore to 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 dynasty forever, build up your throne through all generations.'" (Selah) 4 'I will establish your line forever and make your throne firm through all generations.' " "Selah"
5 Let the heavens praise your wonders, ADONAI, your faithfulness in the assembly of the angels. 5 The heavens praise your wonders, O LORD, your faithfulness too, in the assembly of the holy ones.
6 For who in the skies can be compared with ADONAI? Which of these gods can rival ADONAI, 6 For who in the skies above can compare with the LORD? Who is like the LORD among the heavenly beings?
7 a God dreaded in the great assembly of the holy ones and feared by all around him? 7 In the council of the holy ones God is greatly feared; he is more awesome than all who surround him.
8 ADONAI Elohei-Tzva'ot! Who is as mighty as you, Yah? 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 control the raging of the sea; when its waves rear up, you calm them. 9 You rule over the surging sea; when its waves mount up, you still them.
10 You crushed Rahav like a carcass; with your strong arm you scattered your foes. 10 You crushed Rahab like one of the slain; with your strong arm you scattered your enemies.
11 The heavens are yours, and the earth is yours; you founded the world and everything in it. 11 The heavens are yours, and yours also the earth; you founded the world and all that is in it.
12 You created north and south; Tavor and Hermon take joy in your name. 12 You created the north and the south; Tabor and Hermon sing for joy at your name.
13 Your arm is mighty, your hand is strong, your right hand is lifted high. 13 Your arm is endued with power; your hand is strong, your right hand exalted.
14 Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; grace and truth attend you. 14 Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; love and faithfulness go before you.
15 How happy are the people who know the joyful shout! They walk in the light of your presence, ADONAI. 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 and are lifted up by your righteousness, 16 They rejoice in your name all day long; they exult in your righteousness.
17 for you yourself are the strength in which they glory. Our power grows by pleasing you, 17 For you are their glory and strength, and by your favor you exalt our horn.
18 for our shield comes from ADONAI -our king is from the Holy One of Isra'el. 18 Indeed, our shield belongs to the LORD, our king to the Holy One of Israel.
19 There was a time when you spoke in a vision; you declared to your loyal [prophets], "I have given help to a warrior, I have raised up someone 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 have found David my servant and 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 always be with him, and my arm will give him strength. 21 My hand will sustain him; surely my arm will strengthen him.
22 No enemy will outwit him, no wicked man overcome him. 22 No enemy will subject him to tribute; no wicked man will oppress him.
23 I will crush his foes before him and strike down those who hate him. 23 I will crush his foes before him and strike down his adversaries.
24 My faithfulness and grace will be with him; through my name his power will grow. 24 My faithful love will be with him, and through my name his horn will be exalted.
25 I will put his hand on the sea and his right hand on the rivers. 25 I will set his hand over the sea, his right hand over the rivers.
26 He will call 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 I will give him the position of firstborn, the highest of 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 grace for him forever, and in my covenant be faithful with him. 28 I will maintain my love to him forever, and my covenant with him will never fail.
29 I will establish his dynasty forever, and his throne as long as the heavens last. 29 I will establish his line forever, his throne as long as the heavens endure.
30 "If his descendants abandon my Torah and fail to live by my rulings, 30 "If his sons forsake my law and do not follow my statutes,
31 if they profane my regulations and don't obey my mitzvot, 31 if they violate my decrees and fail to keep my commands,
32 I will punish their disobedience with the rod and their guilt with lashes. 32 I will punish their sin with the rod, their iniquity with flogging;
33 But I won't withdraw my grace from him or be false to my faithfulness. 33 but I will not take my love from him, nor will I ever betray my faithfulness.
34 I will not profane my covenant or change what my lips have spoken. 34 I will not violate my covenant or alter what my lips have uttered.
35 I have sworn by my holiness once and for all; 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 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 established forever, like the moon, which remains 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 spurned your anointed one, rejected and vented your rage on him. 38 But you have rejected, you have spurned, you have been very angry with your anointed one.
39 You renounced the covenant with your servant and defiled his crown in the dust. 39 You have renounced the covenant with your servant and have defiled his crown in the dust.
40 You broke through all his defenses and left his strongholds in ruins. 40 You have broken through all his walls and reduced his strongholds to ruins.
41 All who pass by plunder him; he is an object of scorn to his neighbors. 41 All who pass by have plundered him; he has become the scorn of his neighbors.
42 You raised up the right hand of his foes and made all his enemies rejoice. 42 You have exalted the right hand of his foes; you have made all his enemies rejoice.
43 You drive back his drawn sword and fail to support him in battle. 43 You have turned back the edge of his sword and have not supported him in battle.
44 You brought an end to his splendor and hurled his throne to the ground. 44 You have put an end to his splendor and cast his throne to the ground.
45 You cut short the days of his youth and covered him 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, ADONAI? Will you hide yourself forever? How long will your fury burn like fire? 46 How long, O LORD? Will you hide yourself forever? How long will your wrath burn like fire?
47 Remember how little time I have! Was it for no purpose that you created all humanity? 47 Remember how fleeting is my life. For what futility you have created all men!
48 Who can live and not see death? Who can save himself from the power 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, Adonai, are the acts of grace you once did, those which, in your faithfulness, you swore to David? 49 O Lord, where is your former great love, which in your faithfulness you swore to David?
50 Remember, Adonai, the taunts hurled at your servants, which I carry in my heart [from] so many peoples! 50 Remember, Lord, how your servant has been mocked, how I bear in my heart the taunts of all the nations,
51 Your enemies, ADONAI, have flung their taunts, flung them in the footsteps of your anointed one. 51 the taunts with which your enemies have mocked, O LORD, with which they have mocked every step of your anointed one.
52 Blessed be ADONAI forever. Amen. Amen. 52 Praise be to the LORD forever! Amen and Amen.