Psalm 138 NIV

Of David.

1 I will praise you, O LORD, with all my heart; before the "gods"1 I will sing2 your praise.

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2 I will bow down toward your holy temple3 and will praise your name4 for your love and your faithfulness,5 for you have exalted above all things your name and your word.6

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3 When I called,7 you answered me;8 you made me bold9 and stouthearted.10

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4 May all the kings of the earth11 praise you, O LORD, when they hear the words of your mouth.

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5 May they sing12 of the ways of the LORD, for the glory of the LORD 13 is great.

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6 Though the LORD is on high, he looks upon the lowly,14 but the proud15 he knows from afar.

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7 Though I walk16 in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life;17 you stretch out your hand18 against the anger of my foes,19 with your right hand20 you save me.21

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8 The LORD will fulfill [his purpose]22 for me; your love, O LORD, endures forever23-- do not abandon24 the works of your hands.25

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