Psalm 44:1-8 NIV

For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. A "maskil."

1 We have heard with our ears,1 O God; our fathers have told us2 what you did in their days, in days long ago.3

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2 With your hand you drove out4 the nations and planted5 our fathers; you crushed6 the peoples and made our fathers flourish.7

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3 It was not by their sword8 that they won the land, nor did their arm bring them victory; it was your right hand,9 your arm,10 and the light11 of your face, for you loved12 them.

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4 You are my King13 and my God,14 who decreesa victories15 for Jacob.

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    • a 44:4 - Septuagint, Aquila and Syriac; Hebrew "King, O God; / command"
      5 Through you we push back16 our enemies; through your name we trample17 our foes.

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      6 I do not trust in my bow,18 my sword does not bring me victory;

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      7 but you give us victory19 over our enemies, you put our adversaries to shame.20

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      8 In God we make our boast21 all day long,22 and we will praise your name forever.23 "Selah"

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