Psalm 144:1-8 NIV

Of David.

1 Praise be to the LORD my Rock, who trains my hands for war, my fingers for battle.

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2 He is my loving God and my fortress, my stronghold and my deliverer, my shield, in whom I take refuge, who subdues peoplesa under me.

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    • Ɖ 144:2 - Many manuscripts of the Masoretic Text, Dead Sea Scrolls, Aquila, Jerome and Syriac; most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text "subdues my people"
      3 LORD, what are human beings that you care for them, mere mortals that you think of them?

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      4 They are like a breath; their days are like a fleeting shadow.

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      5 Part your heavens, LORD, and come down; touch the mountains, so that they smoke.

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      6 Send forth lightning and scatter the enemy; shoot your arrows and rout them.

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      7 Reach down your hand from on high; deliver me and rescue me from the mighty waters, from the hands of foreigners

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      8 whose mouths are full of lies, whose right hands are deceitful.

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