Psalm 65:1-9 NIV

For the director of music. A psalm of David. A song.

1 Praise awaitsa you, O God, in Zion;1 to you our vows will be fulfilled.2

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    • a 65:1 - Or "befits"; the meaning of the Hebrew for this word is uncertain.
      2 O you who hear prayer, to you all men will come.3

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      3 When we were overwhelmed by sins,4 you forgaveb our transgressions.5

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        • b 65:3 - Or "made atonement for"
          4 Blessed are those you choose6 and bring near7 to live in your courts! We are filled with the good things of your house,8 of your holy temple.

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          5 You answer us with awesome deeds of righteousness,9 O God our Savior,10 the hope of all the ends of the earth11 and of the farthest seas,12

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          6 who formed the mountains13 by your power, having armed yourself with strength,14

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          7 who stilled the roaring of the seas,15 the roaring of their waves, and the turmoil of the nations.16

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          8 Those living far away fear your wonders; where morning dawns and evening fades you call forth songs of joy.17

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          9 You care for the land and water it;18 you enrich it abundantly.19 The streams of God are filled with water to provide the people with grain,20 for so you have ordained it.c

          References for Psalms 65:9

            • c 65:9 - Or "for that is how you prepare the land"