I will sing of the LORD’s great love forever; with my mouth I will make your faithfulness known through all generations.
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I will declare that your love stands firm forever, that you have established your faithfulness in heaven itself.
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You said, “I have made a covenant with my chosen one, I have sworn to David my servant,
‘I will establish your line forever and make your throne firm through all generations.’ ”
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The heavens praise your wonders, LORD, your faithfulness too, in the assembly of the holy ones.
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For who in the skies above can compare with the LORD? Who is like the LORD among the heavenly beings?
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In the council of the holy ones God is greatly feared; he is more awesome than all who surround him.
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Who is like you, LORD God Almighty? You, LORD, are mighty, and your faithfulness surrounds you.
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You rule over the surging sea; when its waves mount up, you still them.
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You crushed Rahab like one of the slain; with your strong arm you scattered your enemies.
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The heavens are yours, and yours also the earth; you founded the world and all that is in it.
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You created the north and the south; Tabor and Hermon sing for joy at your name.
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Your arm is endowed with power; your hand is strong, your right hand exalted.
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Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; love and faithfulness go before you.
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Blessed are those who have learned to acclaim you, who walk in the light of your presence, LORD.
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They rejoice in your name all day long; they celebrate your righteousness.
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For you are their glory and strength, and by your favor you exalt our horn.
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Indeed, our shield belongs to the LORD, our king to the Holy One of Israel.
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Once you spoke in a vision, to your faithful people you said: “I have bestowed strength on a warrior; I have raised up a young man from among the people.
I have found David my servant; with my sacred oil I have anointed him.
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My hand will sustain him; surely my arm will strengthen him.
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The enemy will not get the better of him; the wicked will not oppress him.
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I will crush his foes before him and strike down his adversaries.
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My faithful love will be with him, and through my name his horn will be exalted.
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I will set his hand over the sea, his right hand over the rivers.
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He will call out to me, ‘You are my Father, my God, the Rock my Savior.’
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And I will appoint him to be my firstborn, the most exalted of the kings of the earth.
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I will maintain my love to him forever, and my covenant with him will never fail.
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I will establish his line forever, his throne as long as the heavens endure.
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“If his sons forsake my law and do not follow my statutes,
if they violate my decrees and fail to keep my commands,
I will punish their sin with the rod, their iniquity with flogging;
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but I will not take my love from him, nor will I ever betray my faithfulness.
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I will not violate my covenant or alter what my lips have uttered.
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Once for all, I have sworn by my holiness— and I will not lie to David—
that his line will continue forever and his throne endure before me like the sun;
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it will be established forever like the moon, the faithful witness in the sky.”
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But you have rejected, you have spurned, you have been very angry with your anointed one.
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You have renounced the covenant with your servant and have defiled his crown in the dust.
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You have broken through all his walls and reduced his strongholds to ruins.
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All who pass by have plundered him; he has become the scorn of his neighbors.
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You have exalted the right hand of his foes; you have made all his enemies rejoice.
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Indeed, you have turned back the edge of his sword and have not supported him in battle.
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You have put an end to his splendor and cast his throne to the ground.
You have cut short the days of his youth; you have covered him with a mantle of shame.
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How long, LORD? Will you hide yourself forever? How long will your wrath burn like fire?
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Remember how fleeting is my life. For what futility you have created all humanity!
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Who can live and not see death, or who can escape the power of the grave?
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Lord, where is your former great love, which in your faithfulness you swore to David?
Remember, Lord, how your servant has been mocked, how I bear in my heart the taunts of all the nations,
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the taunts with which your enemies, LORD, have mocked, with which they have mocked every step of your anointed one.
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Praise be to the LORD forever! Amen and Amen.
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