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Psalm 20 NKJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David. May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble; May the name of the God of Jacob defend you; 1 May the LORD answer you when you are in distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you.
2 May He send you help from the sanctuary, And strengthen you out of Zion; 2 May he send you help from the sanctuary and grant you support from Zion.
3 May He remember all your offerings, And accept your burnt sacrifice. Selah 3 May he remember all your sacrifices and accept your burnt offerings. "Selah"
4 May He grant you according to your heart's desire, And fulfill all your purpose. 4 May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.
5 We will rejoice in your salvation, And in the name of our God we will set up our banners! May the Lord fulfill all your petitions. 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; He will answer him from His holy heaven With the saving strength of His right 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 trust in chariots, and some in horses; But we will remember the name of the Lord our God. 7 Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.
8 They have bowed down and fallen; But we have risen and stand upright. 8 They are brought to their knees and fall, but we rise up and stand firm.
9 Save, Lord! May the King answer us when we call. 9 O LORD, save the king! Answer us when we call!