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Psalm 21:1-6 ASV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 The king shall joy in thy strength, O Jehovah; And in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice! 1 O LORD, the king rejoices in your strength. How great is his joy in the victories you give!
2 Thou hast given him his heart's desire, And hast not withholden the request of his lips. [Selah 2 You have granted him the desire of his heart and have not withheld the request of his lips. "Selah"
3 For thou meetest him with the blessings of goodness: Thou settest a crown of fine gold on his head. 3 You welcomed him with rich blessings and placed a crown of pure gold on his head.
4 He asked life of thee, thou gavest it him, Even length of days for ever and ever. 4 He asked you for life, and you gave it to him-- length of days, for ever and ever.
5 His glory is great in thy salvation: Honor and majesty dost thou lay upon him. 5 Through the victories you gave, his glory is great; you have bestowed on him splendor and majesty.
6 For thou makest him most blessed for ever: Thou makest him glad with joy in thy presence. 6 Surely you have granted him eternal blessings and made him glad with the joy of your presence.