Psalm 144:5-15 NIV

5 Part your heavens,1 O LORD, and come down;2 touch the mountains, so that they smoke.3

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6 Send forth lightning4 and scatter5 [the enemies]; shoot your arrows6 and rout them.

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7 Reach down your hand from on high;7 deliver me and rescue me8 from the mighty waters,9 from the hands of foreigners10

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8 whose mouths are full of lies,11 whose right hands12 are deceitful.13

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9 I will sing a new song14 to you, O God; on the ten-stringed lyre15 I will make music to you,

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10 to the One who gives victory to kings,16 who delivers his servant David17 from the deadly sword.18

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11 Deliver me and rescue me19 from the hands of foreigners20 whose mouths are full of lies,21 whose right hands are deceitful.22

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12 Then our sons in their youth will be like well-nurtured plants,23 and our daughters will be like pillars24 carved to adorn a palace.

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13 Our barns will be filled25 with every kind of provision. Our sheep will increase by thousands, by tens of thousands in our fields;

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14 our oxen26 will draw heavy loads.a There will be no breaching of walls,27 no going into captivity, no cry of distress in our streets.28

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    • b 144:14 - Or "our chieftains will be firmly established"
      15 Blessed are the people29 of whom this is true; blessed are the people whose God is the LORD.

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