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Psalm 89

NLT 1 A psalm of Ethan the Ezrahite. I will sing of the tender mercies of the LORD forever! Young and old will hear of your faithfulness. NIV 1 I will sing of the LORD's great love forever; with my mouth I will make your faithfulness known through all generations. NLT 2 Your unfailing love will last forever. Your faithfulness is as enduring as the heavens. NIV 2 I will declare that your love stands firm forever, that you established your faithfulness in heaven itself. NLT 3 The LORD said, "I have made a solemn agreement with David, my chosen servant. I have sworn this oath to him: NIV 3 You said, "I have made a covenant with my chosen one, I have sworn to David my servant, NLT 4 'I will establish your descendants as kings forever; they will sit on your throne from now until eternity.'" Interlude NIV 4 'I will establish your line forever and make your throne firm through all generations.' " "Selah" NLT 5 All heaven will praise your miracles, LORD; myriads of angels will praise you for your faithfulness. NIV 5 The heavens praise your wonders, O LORD, your faithfulness too, in the assembly of the holy ones. NLT 6 For who in all of heaven can compare with the LORD? What mightiest angel is anything like the LORD? NIV 6 For who in the skies above can compare with the LORD? Who is like the LORD among the heavenly beings? NLT 7 The highest angelic powers stand in awe of God. He is far more awesome than those who surround his throne. NIV 7 In the council of the holy ones God is greatly feared; he is more awesome than all who surround him. NLT 8 O LORD God Almighty! Where is there anyone as mighty as you, LORD? Faithfulness is your very character. NIV 8 O LORD God Almighty, who is like you? You are mighty, O LORD, and your faithfulness surrounds you. NLT 9 You are the one who rules the oceans. When their waves rise in fearful storms, you subdue them. NIV 9 You rule over the surging sea; when its waves mount up, you still them. NLT 10 You are the one who crushed the great sea monster. You scattered your enemies with your mighty arm. NIV 10 You crushed Rahab like one of the slain; with your strong arm you scattered your enemies. NLT 11 The heavens are yours, and the earth is yours; everything in the world is yours -- you created it all. NIV 11 The heavens are yours, and yours also the earth; you founded the world and all that is in it. NLT 12 You created north and south. Mount Tabor and Mount Hermon praise your name. NIV 12 You created the north and the south; Tabor and Hermon sing for joy at your name. NLT 13 Powerful is your arm! Strong is your hand! Your right hand is lifted high in glorious strength. NIV 13 Your arm is endued with power; your hand is strong, your right hand exalted. NLT 14 Your throne is founded on two strong pillars -- righteousness and justice. Unfailing love and truth walk before you as attendants. NIV 14 Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; love and faithfulness go before you. NLT 15 Happy are those who hear the joyful call to worship, for they will walk in the light of your presence, LORD. NIV 15 Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence, O LORD. NLT 16 They rejoice all day long in your wonderful reputation. They exult in your righteousness. NIV 16 They rejoice in your name all day long; they exult in your righteousness. NLT 17 You are their glorious strength. Our power is based on your favor. NIV 17 For you are their glory and strength, and by your favor you exalt our horn. NLT 18 Yes, our protection comes from the LORD, and he, the Holy One of Israel, has given us our king. NIV 18 Indeed, our shield belongs to the LORD, our king to the Holy One of Israel. NLT 19 You once spoke in a vision to your prophet and said, "I have given help to a warrior. I have selected him from the common people to be king. NIV 19 Once you spoke in a vision, to your faithful people you said: "I have bestowed strength on a warrior; I have exalted a young man from among the people. NLT 20 I have found my servant David. I have anointed him with my holy oil. NIV 20 I have found David my servant; with my sacred oil I have anointed him. NLT 21 I will steady him, and I will make him strong. NIV 21 My hand will sustain him; surely my arm will strengthen him. NLT 22 His enemies will not get the best of him, nor will the wicked overpower him. NIV 22 No enemy will subject him to tribute; no wicked man will oppress him. NLT 23 I will beat down his adversaries before him and destroy those who hate him. NIV 23 I will crush his foes before him and strike down his adversaries. NLT 24 My faithfulness and unfailing love will be with him, and he will rise to power because of me. NIV 24 My faithful love will be with him, and through my name his horn will be exalted. NLT 25 I will extend his rule from the Mediterranean Sea in the west to the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in the east. NIV 25 I will set his hand over the sea, his right hand over the rivers. NLT 26 And he will say to me, 'You are my Father, my God, and the Rock of my salvation.' NIV 26 He will call out to me, 'You are my Father, my God, the Rock my Savior.' NLT 27 I will make him my firstborn son, the mightiest king on earth. NIV 27 I will also appoint him my firstborn, the most exalted of the kings of the earth. NLT 28 I will love him and be kind to him forever; my covenant with him will never end. NIV 28 I will maintain my love to him forever, and my covenant with him will never fail. NLT 29 I will preserve an heir for him; his throne will be as endless as the days of heaven. NIV 29 I will establish his line forever, his throne as long as the heavens endure. NLT 30 But if his sons forsake my law and fail to walk in my ways, NIV 30 "If his sons forsake my law and do not follow my statutes, NLT 31 if they do not obey my decrees and fail to keep my commands, NIV 31 if they violate my decrees and fail to keep my commands, NLT 32 then I will punish their sin with the rod, and their disobedience with beating. NIV 32 I will punish their sin with the rod, their iniquity with flogging; NLT 33 But I will never stop loving him, nor let my promise to him fail. NIV 33 but I will not take my love from him, nor will I ever betray my faithfulness. NLT 34 No, I will not break my covenant; I will not take back a single word I said. NIV 34 I will not violate my covenant or alter what my lips have uttered. NLT 35 I have sworn an oath to David, and in my holiness I cannot lie: NIV 35 Once for all, I have sworn by my holiness-- and I will not lie to David-- NLT 36 His dynasty will go on forever; his throne is as secure as the sun, NIV 36 that his line will continue forever and his throne endure before me like the sun; NLT 37 as eternal as the moon, my faithful witness in the sky!" Interlude NIV 37 it will be established forever like the moon, the faithful witness in the sky." "Selah" NLT 38 But now you have rejected him. Why are you so angry with the one you chose as king? NIV 38 But you have rejected, you have spurned, you have been very angry with your anointed one. NLT 39 You have renounced your covenant with him, for you have thrown his crown in the dust. NIV 39 You have renounced the covenant with your servant and have defiled his crown in the dust. NLT 40 You have broken down the walls protecting him and laid in ruins every fort defending him. NIV 40 You have broken through all his walls and reduced his strongholds to ruins. NLT 41 Everyone who comes along has robbed him while his neighbors mock. NIV 41 All who pass by have plundered him; he has become the scorn of his neighbors. NLT 42 You have strengthened his enemies against him and made them all rejoice. NIV 42 You have exalted the right hand of his foes; you have made all his enemies rejoice. NLT 43 You have made his sword useless and have refused to help him in battle. NIV 43 You have turned back the edge of his sword and have not supported him in battle. NLT 44 You have ended his splendor and overturned his throne. NIV 44 You have put an end to his splendor and cast his throne to the ground. NLT 45 You have made him old before his time and publicly disgraced him. Interlude NIV 45 You have cut short the days of his youth; you have covered him with a mantle of shame. "Selah" NLT 46 O LORD, how long will this go on? Will you hide yourself forever? How long will your anger burn like fire? NIV 46 How long, O LORD? Will you hide yourself forever? How long will your wrath burn like fire? NLT 47 Remember how short my life is, how empty and futile this human existence! NIV 47 Remember how fleeting is my life. For what futility you have created all men! NLT 48 No one can live forever; all will die. No one can escape the power of the grave. Interlude NIV 48 What man can live and not see death, or save himself from the power of the grave ? "Selah" NLT 49 Lord, where is your unfailing love? You promised it to David with a faithful pledge. NIV 49 O Lord, where is your former great love, which in your faithfulness you swore to David? NLT 50 Consider, Lord, how your servants are disgraced! I carry in my heart the insults of so many people. NIV 50 Remember, Lord, how your servant has been mocked, how I bear in my heart the taunts of all the nations, NLT 51 Your enemies have mocked me, O LORD; they mock the one you anointed as king. NIV 51 the taunts with which your enemies have mocked, O LORD, with which they have mocked every step of your anointed one. NLT 52 Blessed be the LORD forever! Amen and amen! NIV 52 Praise be to the LORD forever! Amen and Amen.