Parallel Bible results for Psalm 138

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Psalm 138

BBE 1 <Of David.> I will give you praise with all my heart: I will make melody to you before the gods. NIV 1 I will praise you, O LORD, with all my heart; before the "gods" I will sing your praise. BBE 2 I will give worship before your holy Temple, praising your name for your mercy and for your unchanging faith: for you have made your word greater than all your name. NIV 2 I will bow down toward your holy temple and will praise your name for your love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word. BBE 3 When my cry came to your ears you gave me an answer, and made me great with strength in my soul. NIV 3 When I called, you answered me; you made me bold and stouthearted. BBE 4 All the kings of the earth will give you praise, O Lord, when the words of your mouth come to their ears. NIV 4 May all the kings of the earth praise you, O LORD, when they hear the words of your mouth. BBE 5 They will make songs about the ways of the Lord; for great is the glory of the Lord. NIV 5 May they sing of the ways of the LORD, for the glory of the LORD is great. BBE 6 Though the Lord is high, he sees those who are low; and he has knowledge from far off of those who are lifted up. NIV 6 Though the LORD is on high, he looks upon the lowly, but the proud he knows from afar. BBE 7 Even when trouble is round me, you will give me life; your hand will be stretched out against the wrath of my haters, and your right hand will be my salvation. NIV 7 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life; you stretch out your hand against the anger of my foes, with your right hand you save me. BBE 8 The Lord will make all things complete for me: O Lord, your mercy is eternal; do not give up the works of your hands. NIV 8 The LORD will fulfill [his purpose] for me; your love, O LORD, endures forever-- do not abandon the works of your hands.