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Psalm 149 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise the LORD! Sing to the LORD a new song. Sing his praises in the assembly of the faithful. 1 Praise the LORD. Sing to the LORD a new song, his praise in the assembly of the saints.
2 O Israel, rejoice in your Maker. O people of Jerusalem, exult in your King. 2 Let Israel rejoice in their Maker; let the people of Zion be glad in their King.
3 Praise his name with dancing, accompanied by tambourine and harp. 3 Let them praise his name with dancing and make music to him with tambourine and harp.
4 For the LORD delights in his people; he crowns the humble with salvation. 4 For the LORD takes delight in his people; he crowns the humble with salvation.
5 Let the faithful rejoice in this honor. Let them sing for joy as they lie on their beds. 5 Let the saints rejoice in this honor and sing for joy on their beds.
6 Let the praises of God be in their mouths, and a sharp sword in their hands -- 6 May the praise of God be in their mouths and a double-edged sword in their hands,
7 to execute vengeance on the nations and punishment on the peoples, 7 to inflict vengeance on the nations and punishment on the peoples,
8 to bind their kings with shackles and their leaders with iron chains, 8 to bind their kings with fetters, their nobles with shackles of iron,
9 to execute the judgment written against them. This is the glory of his faithful ones. Praise the LORD! 9 to carry out the sentence written against them. This is the glory of all his saints. Praise the LORD.