Psalm 44:1-8 NIV

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

1 abWe have heard it with our ears, O God; our ancestors have told us what you did in their days, in days long ago.

References for Psalms 44:1

    • Ä 44:1 - In Hebrew texts 44:1-26 is numbered 44:2-27.
    • Å 44:1 - Title: Probably a literary or musical term
      2 With your hand you drove out the nations and planted our ancestors; you crushed the peoples and made our ancestors flourish.

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      3 It was not by their sword that they won the land, nor did their arm bring them victory; it was your right hand, your arm, and the light of your face, for you loved them.

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      4 You are my King and my God, who decreesc victories for Jacob.

      References for Psalms 44:4

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

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          6 I put no trust in my bow, my sword does not bring me victory;

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

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          8 In God we make our boast all day long, and we will praise your name forever.d

          References for Psalms 44:8

            • Ç 44:8 - The Hebrew has "Selah" (a word of uncertain meaning) here.