Psalm 20 CEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 I pray that the LORD answers you whenever you are in trouble. Let the name of Jacob's God protect you. 1 May the LORD answer you when you are in distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you.
2 Let God send help to you from the sanctuary and support you from Zion. 2 May he send you help from the sanctuary and grant you support from Zion.
3 Let God recall your many grain offerings; let him savor your entirely burned offerings. Selah 3 May he remember all your sacrifices and accept your burnt offerings. "Selah"
4 Let God grant what is in your heart and fulfill all your plans. 4 May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.
5 Then we will rejoice that you've been helped. We will fly our flags in the name of our God. Let the LORD fulfill all your requests! 5 We will shout for joy when you are victorious and will lift up our banners in the name of our God. May the LORD grant all your requests.
6 Now I know that the LORD saves his anointed one; God answers his anointed one from his heavenly sanctuary, answering with mighty acts of salvation achieved by his strong hand. 6 Now I know that the LORD saves his anointed; he answers him from his holy heaven with the saving power of his right hand.
7 Some people trust in chariots, others in horses; but we praise the LORD's name. 7 Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.
8 They will collapse and fall, but we will stand up straight and strong. 8 They are brought to their knees and fall, but we rise up and stand firm.
9 LORD, save the king! Let him answer us when we cry out! 9 O LORD, save the king! Answer us when we call!