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Psalm 89 YLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 An instruction, by Ethan the Ezrahite. Of the kind acts of Jehovah, to the age I sing, To all generations I make known Thy faithfulness with my mouth, 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 I said, `To the age is kindness built, The heavens! Thou dost establish Thy faithfulness in them.' 2 I will declare that your love stands firm forever, that you established your faithfulness in heaven itself.
3 I have made a covenant for My chosen, I have sworn to David My servant: 3 You said, "I have made a covenant with my chosen one, I have sworn to David my servant,
4 `Even to the age do I establish thy seed, And have built to generation and generation thy throne. Selah. 4 'I will establish your line forever and make your throne firm through all generations.' " "Selah"
5 and the heavens confess Thy wonders, O Jehovah, Thy faithfulness also [is] in an assembly of holy ones. 5 The heavens praise your wonders, O LORD, your faithfulness too, in the assembly of the holy ones.
6 For who in the sky, Compareth himself to Jehovah? Is like to Jehovah among sons of the mighty? 6 For who in the skies above can compare with the LORD? Who is like the LORD among the heavenly beings?
7 God is very terrible, In the secret counsel of His holy ones, And fearful over all surrounding Him. 7 In the council of the holy ones God is greatly feared; he is more awesome than all who surround him.
8 O Jehovah, God of Hosts, Who [is] like Thee -- a strong Jah? And Thy faithfulness [is] round about Thee. 8 O LORD God Almighty, who is like you? You are mighty, O LORD, and your faithfulness surrounds you.
9 Thou [art] ruler over the pride of the sea, In the lifting up of its billows Thou dost restrain them. 9 You rule over the surging sea; when its waves mount up, you still them.
10 Thou hast bruised Rahab, as one wounded. With the arm of Thy strength Thou hast scattered Thine enemies. 10 You crushed Rahab like one of the slain; with your strong arm you scattered your enemies.
11 Thine [are] the heavens -- the earth also [is] Thine, The habitable world and its fulness, Thou hast founded them. 11 The heavens are yours, and yours also the earth; you founded the world and all that is in it.
12 North and south Thou hast appointed them, Tabor and Hermon in Thy name do sing. 12 You created the north and the south; Tabor and Hermon sing for joy at your name.
13 Thou hast an arm with might, Strong is Thy hand -- high Thy right hand. 13 Your arm is endued with power; your hand is strong, your right hand exalted.
14 Righteousness and judgment [Are] the fixed place of Thy throne, Kindness and truth go before Thy face. 14 Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; love and faithfulness go before you.
15 O the happiness of the people knowing the shout, O Jehovah, in the light of Thy face they walk habitually. 15 Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence, O LORD.
16 In Thy name they rejoice all the day, And in Thy righteousness they are exalted, 16 They rejoice in your name all day long; they exult in your righteousness.
17 For the beauty of their strength [art] Thou, And in Thy good will is our horn exalted, 17 For you are their glory and strength, and by your favor you exalt our horn.
18 For of Jehovah [is] our shield, And of the Holy One of Israel our king. 18 Indeed, our shield belongs to the LORD, our king to the Holy One of Israel.
19 Then Thou hast spoken in vision, To Thy saint, yea, Thou sayest, I have placed help upon a mighty one, Exalted a chosen one out of 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, With My holy oil I have anointed him. 20 I have found David my servant; with my sacred oil I have anointed him.
21 With whom My hand is established, My arm also doth strengthen him. 21 My hand will sustain him; surely my arm will strengthen him.
22 An enemy exacteth not upon him, And a son of perverseness afflicteth him not. 22 No enemy will subject him to tribute; no wicked man will oppress him.
23 And I have beaten down before him his adversaries, And those hating him I plague, 23 I will crush his foes before him and strike down his adversaries.
24 And My faithfulness and kindness [are] with him, And in My name is his horn exalted. 24 My faithful love will be with him, and through my name his horn will be exalted.
25 And I have set on the sea his hand, And on the rivers his right hand. 25 I will set his hand over the sea, his right hand over the rivers.
26 He proclaimeth me: `Thou [art] 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 I also first-born do appoint him, 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 To the age I keep for him My kindness, And My covenant [is] stedfast with him. 28 I will maintain my love to him forever, and my covenant with him will never fail.
29 And I have set his seed for ever, And his throne as the days of the heavens. 29 I will establish his line forever, his throne as long as the heavens endure.
30 If his sons forsake My law, And in My judgments do not walk; 30 "If his sons forsake my law and do not follow my statutes,
31 If My statutes they pollute, And My commands do not keep, 31 if they violate my decrees and fail to keep my commands,
32 I have looked after with a rod their transgression, And with strokes their iniquity, 32 I will punish their sin with the rod, their iniquity with flogging;
33 And My kindness I break not from him, Nor do I deal falsely in My faithfulness. 33 but I will not take my love from him, nor will I ever betray my faithfulness.
34 I profane not My covenant, And that which is going forth from My lips I change not. 34 I will not violate my covenant or alter what my lips have uttered.
35 Once I have sworn by My holiness, I lie not to David, 35 Once for all, I have sworn by my holiness-- and I will not lie to David--
36 His seed is to the age, And his throne [is] as the sun before Me, 36 that his line will continue forever and his throne endure before me like the sun;
37 As the moon it is established -- to the age, And the witness in the sky is stedfast. Selah. 37 it will be established forever like the moon, the faithful witness in the sky." "Selah"
38 And Thou, Thou hast cast off, and dost reject, Thou hast shown Thyself wroth With Thine anointed, 38 But you have rejected, you have spurned, you have been very angry with your anointed one.
39 Hast rejected the covenant of Thy servant, Thou hast polluted to the earth his crown, 39 You have renounced the covenant with your servant and have defiled his crown in the dust.
40 Thou hast broken down all his hedges, Thou hast made his fenced places a ruin. 40 You have broken through all his walls and reduced his strongholds to ruins.
41 Spoiled him have all passing by the way, He hath been a reproach to his neighbours, 41 All who pass by have plundered him; he has become the scorn of his neighbors.
42 Thou hast exalted the right hand of his adversaries, Thou hast caused all his enemies to rejoice. 42 You have exalted the right hand of his foes; you have made all his enemies rejoice.
43 Also -- Thou turnest back the sharpness of his sword, And hast not established him in battle, 43 You have turned back the edge of his sword and have not supported him in battle.
44 Hast caused [him] to cease from his brightness, And his throne to the earth hast cast down. 44 You have put an end to his splendor and cast his throne to the ground.
45 Thou hast shortened the days of his youth, Hast covered him over [with] shame. Selah. 45 You have cut short the days of his youth; you have covered him with a mantle of shame. "Selah"
46 Till when, O Jehovah, art Thou hidden? For ever doth Thy fury burn as fire? 46 How long, O LORD? Will you hide yourself forever? How long will your wrath burn like fire?
47 Remember, I pray Thee, what [is] life-time? Wherefore in vain hast Thou created All the sons of men? 47 Remember how fleeting is my life. For what futility you have created all men!
48 Who [is] the man that liveth, and doth not see death? He delivereth his soul from the hand of Sheol. Selah. 48 What man can live and not see death, or save himself from the power of the grave ? "Selah"
49 Where [are] Thy former kindnesses, O Lord. Thou hast sworn to David in Thy faithfulness, 49 O Lord, where is your former great love, which in your faithfulness you swore to David?
50 Remember, O Lord, the reproach of Thy servants, I have borne in my bosom all the strivings of the peoples, 50 Remember, Lord, how your servant has been mocked, how I bear in my heart the taunts of all the nations,
51 Wherewith Thine enemies reproached, O Jehovah, Wherewith they have reproached The steps of Thine anointed. 51 the taunts with which your enemies have mocked, O LORD, with which they have mocked every step of your anointed one.
52 Blessed [is] Jehovah to the age. Amen, and amen! 52 Praise be to the LORD forever! Amen and Amen.