Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the LORD rejoice!
Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his presence continually!
Remember the wonderful works that he has done, the wonders he wrought, the judgments he uttered,
O offspring of Abraham his servant, sons of Jacob, his chosen ones!
He is the LORD our God; his judgments are in all the earth.
He is mindful of his covenant for ever, of the word that he commanded, for a thousand generations,
the covenant which he made with Abraham, his sworn promise to Isaac,
which he confirmed as a statute to Jacob, as an everlasting covenant to Israel,
saying, "To you I will give the land of Canaan, as your portion for an inheritance."
When they were few in number, and of little account, and sojourners in it,
wandering from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another people,
Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright 1952 [2nd edition, 1971] by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. (Revised Standard Version - Holy Bible)