Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face1 always.
Remember the wonders2 he has done, his miracles, and the judgments he pronounced,36
O descendants of Abraham his servant,4 O sons of Jacob, his chosen5 ones.
He is the LORD our God; his judgments are in all the earth.
He remembers his covenant6 forever, the word he commanded, for a thousand generations,
the covenant he made with Abraham,7 the oath he swore to Isaac.
He confirmed it8 to Jacob as a decree, to Israel as an everlasting covenant:911
"To you I will give the land of Canaan10 as the portion you will inherit."1112
When they were but few in number,12 few indeed, and strangers in it,1313
they wandered from nation to nation,14 from one kingdom to another.
He allowed no one to oppress15 them; for their sake he rebuked kings:16