Psalm 20 NIV

For the director of music. A psalm of David.

1 May the LORD answer you when you are in distress;1 may the name of the God of Jacob2 protect you.3

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2 May he send you help4 from the sanctuary5 and grant you support6 from Zion.7

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3 May he remember8 all your sacrifices and accept your burnt offerings.9 "Selah"

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4 May he give you the desire of your heart10 and make all your plans succeed.11

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5 We will shout for joy12 when you are victorious and will lift up our banners13 in the name of our God. May the LORD grant all your requests.14

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6 Now I know that the LORD saves his anointed;15 he answers him from his holy heaven with the saving power of his right hand.16

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7 Some trust in chariots17 and some in horses,18 but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.19

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8 They are brought to their knees and fall,20 but we rise up21 and stand firm.22

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9 O LORD, save the king! Answera us23 when we call!

References for Psalms 20:9

    • a 20:9 - Or "save! / O King, answer"