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Psalm 149 ASV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise ye Jehovah. Sing unto Jehovah a new song, And his praise in the assembly of the saints. 1 Praise the LORD. Sing to the LORD a new song, his praise in the assembly of the saints.
2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King. 2 Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King.
3 Let them praise his name in the dance: Let them sing praises unto him with timbrel and harp. 3 Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with tambourine and harp.
4 For Jehovah taketh pleasure in his people: He will beautify the meek with salvation. 4 For the LORD takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with salvation.
5 Let the saints exult in glory: Let them sing for joy upon their beds. 5 Let the saints rejoice in this honor and sing for joy on their beds.
6 [Let] the high praises of God [be] in their mouth, And a two-edged sword in their hand; 6 May the praise of God be in their mouths and a double-edged sword in their hands,
7 To execute vengeance upon the nations, And punishments upon the peoples; 7 to inflict vengeance on the nations and punishment on the peoples,
8 To bind their kings with chains, And their nobles with fetters of iron; 8 to bind their kings with fetters, their nobles with shackles of iron,
9 To execute upon them the judgment written: This honor have all his saints. Praise ye Jehovah. 9 to carry out the sentence written against them. This is the glory of all his saints. Praise the LORD.