Psalm 144 LEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Blessed be Yahweh, my rock, the one who trains my hands for battle, my fingers for war-- 1 Praise be to the LORD my Rock, who trains my hands for war, my fingers for battle.
2 my loyal love and my fortress, my stronghold and my deliverer, my shield, and [one] in whom I take refuge, the one who subdues peoples under me. 2 He is my loving God and my fortress, my stronghold and my deliverer, my shield, in whom I take refuge, who subdues peoples under me.
3 O Yahweh, what [is] humankind that you take knowledge of him, [or the] son of man that you take thought of him? 3 O LORD, what is man that you care for him, the son of man that you think of him?
4 Humankind is like a breath, his days like a passing shadow. 4 Man is like a breath; his days are like a fleeting shadow.
5 O Yahweh, bow the heavens and come down; touch the mountains so that they smoke. 5 Part your heavens, O LORD, and come down; touch the mountains, so that they smoke.
6 Flash forth lightning and scatter them; dispatch your arrows and rout them. 6 Send forth lightning and scatter [the enemies]; shoot your arrows and rout them.
7 Stretch out your hands from on high; Rescue me and deliver me from many waters, from [the] hand of foreigners, 7 Reach down your hand from on high; deliver me and rescue me from the mighty waters, from the hands of foreigners
8 whose mouth speaks falsely, and their right hand [is] a false right hand. 8 whose mouths are full of lies, whose right hands are deceitful.
9 O God, I will sing a new song to you. With a lyre of ten [strings] I will sing praise to you, 9 I will sing a new song to you, O God; on the ten-stringed lyre I will make music to you,
10 who gives victory to kings, who rescues David his servant from [the] evil sword. 10 to the One who gives victory to kings, who delivers his servant David from the deadly sword.
11 Rescue me and deliver me from [the] hand of foreigners, whose mouth speaks falsely, and whose right hand [is] a false right hand, 11 Deliver me and rescue me from the hands of foreigners whose mouths are full of lies, whose right hands are deceitful.
12 that our sons [may be] like plants, full grown in their youth, our daughters like corner pillars, carved in the style of a palace, 12 Then our sons in their youth will be like well-nurtured plants, and our daughters will be like pillars carved to adorn a palace.
13 [that] our granaries [may be] full, providing [produce] of all kinds, [that] our sheep [may] produce by the thousands, by the tens of thousands in our open fields, 13 Our barns will be filled with every kind of provision. Our sheep will increase by thousands, by tens of thousands in our fields;
14 [that] our cattle [may be] pregnant; [that there be] no breach [in our walls], and no going out [in exile], and no outcry in our plazas. 14 our oxen will draw heavy loads. There will be no breaching of walls, no going into captivity, no cry of distress in our streets.
15 Blessed [are] the people who have [it] thus. Blessed [are] the people whose God [is] Yahweh. 15 Blessed are the people of whom this is true; blessed are the people whose God is the LORD.