A song of ascents.

1 LORD, remember David and all his self-denial.
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2 He swore an oath to the LORD, he made a vow to the Mighty One of Jacob:
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3 “I will not enter my house or go to my bed,
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4 I will allow no sleep to my eyes or slumber to my eyelids,
5 till I find a place for the LORD, a dwelling for the Mighty One of Jacob.”
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6 We heard it in Ephrathah, we came upon it in the fields of Jaar:a
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    • ſ 132:6 - Or "heard of it in Ephrathah," / "we found it in the fields of Jearim." (See 1 Chron. 13:5,6) (And no quotation marks around verses 7-9)
      7 “Let us go to his dwelling place, let us worship at his footstool, saying,
      8 ‘Arise, LORD, and come to your resting place, you and the ark of your might.
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      9 May your priests be clothed with your righteousness; may your faithful people sing for joy.’ ”
      10 For the sake of your servant David, do not reject your anointed one.
      11 The LORD swore an oath to David, a sure oath he will not revoke: “One of your own descendants I will place on your throne.
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      12 If your sons keep my covenant and the statutes I teach them, then their sons will sit on your throne for ever and ever.”
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      13 For the LORD has chosen Zion, he has desired it for his dwelling, saying,
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      14 “This is my resting place for ever and ever; here I will sit enthroned, for I have desired it.
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      15 I will bless her with abundant provisions; her poor I will satisfy with food.
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      16 I will clothe her priests with salvation, and her faithful people will ever sing for joy.
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      17 “Here I will make a hornb grow for David and set up a lamp for my anointed one.
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      18 I will clothe his enemies with shame, but his head will be adorned with a radiant crown.”
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