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Psalm 144 NAS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Blessed be the LORD , my rock, Who trains my hands for war, And my fingers for battle; 1 Praise be to the LORD my Rock, who trains my hands for war, my fingers for battle.
2 My lovingkindness and my fortress, My stronghold and my deliverer, My shield and He in whom I take refuge, Who subdues my people 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 LORD , what is man, that You take knowledge of him? Or the son of man, that You think of him? 3 O LORD, what is man that you care for him, the son of man that you think of him?
4 Man is like a mere breath; His days are like a passing shadow. 4 Man is like a breath; his days are like a fleeting shadow.
5 Bow Your heavens, O LORD , and come down; Touch the mountains, that they may smoke. 5 Part your heavens, O LORD, and come down; touch the mountains, so that they smoke.
6 Flash forth lightning and scatter them; Send out Your arrows and confuse them. 6 Send forth lightning and scatter [the enemies]; shoot your arrows and rout them.
7 Stretch forth Your hand from on high; Rescue me and deliver me out of great waters, Out of the hand of aliens 7 Reach down your hand from on high; deliver me and rescue me from the mighty waters, from the hands of foreigners
8 Whose mouths speak deceit, And whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood. 8 whose mouths are full of lies, whose right hands are deceitful.
9 I will sing a new song to You, O God; Upon a harp of ten strings I will sing praises 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 salvation 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 out of the hand of aliens , Whose mouth speaks deceit And whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood. 11 Deliver me and rescue me from the hands of foreigners whose mouths are full of lies, whose right hands are deceitful.
12 Let our sons in their youth be as grown-up plants, And our daughters as corner pillars fashioned as for 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 Let our garners be full, furnishing every kind of produce, And our flocks bring forth thousands and ten thousands in our 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 Let our cattle bear Without mishap and without loss, Let there be no outcry in our streets! 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 How blessed are the people who are so situated; How blessed are the people whose God is the LORD ! 15 Blessed are the people of whom this is true; blessed are the people whose God is the LORD.