For the director of music. A psalm of David. A song.

1 aPraise awaitsb you, our God, in Zion; to you our vows will be fulfilled.

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    • ć 65:1 - In Hebrew texts 65:1-13 is numbered 65:2-14.
    • Ĉ 65:1 - Or "befits" ; the meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
      2 You who answer prayer, to you all people will come.

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      3 When we were overwhelmed by sins, you forgavec our transgressions.

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        • ĉ 65:3 - Or "made atonement for"
          4 Blessed are those you choose and bring near to live in your courts! We are filled with the good things of your house, of your holy temple.

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          5 You answer us with awesome and righteous deeds, God our Savior, the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas,

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          6 who formed the mountains by your power, having armed yourself with strength,

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          7 who stilled the roaring of the seas, the roaring of their waves, and the turmoil of the nations.

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          8 The whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders; where morning dawns, where evening fades, you call forth songs of joy.

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          9 You care for the land and water it; you enrich it abundantly. The streams of God are filled with water to provide the people with grain, for so you have ordained it.d

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            • Ċ 65:9 - Or "for that is how you prepare the land"
              10 You drench its furrows and level its ridges; you soften it with showers and bless its crops.

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              11 You crown the year with your bounty, and your carts overflow with abundance.

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              12 The grasslands of the wilderness overflow; the hills are clothed with gladness.

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              13 The meadows are covered with flocks and the valleys are mantled with grain; they shout for joy and sing.

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