LORD, remember David and all his self-denial.1
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He swore an oath to the LORD and made a vow to the Mighty One of Jacob:2
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"I will not enter my house3 or go to my bed,
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I will allow no sleep to my eyes or slumber to my eyelids,
till I find a place4 for the LORD, a dwelling for the Mighty One of Jacob."
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We heard it in Ephrathah,5 we came upon it in the fields of Jaar:6
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"Let us go to his dwelling place,7 let us worship at his footstool,8 saying,
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'Arise, LORD,9 and come to your resting place, you and the ark of your might.
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May your priests be clothed with your righteousness;10 may your faithful people11 sing for joy.' "
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For the sake of your servant David, do not reject your anointed one.
The LORD swore an oath to David,12 a sure oath that he will not revoke: "One of your own descendants13 I will place on your throne.
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If your sons keep my covenant14 and the statutes I teach them, then their sons will sit on your throne15 for ever and ever."
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For the LORD has chosen Zion,16 he has desired it for his dwelling,17 saying,
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"This is my resting place for ever and ever;18 here I will sit enthroned,19 for I have desired it.
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I will bless her with abundant provisions; her poor I will satisfy with food.20
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I will clothe her priests21 with salvation, and her faithful people will ever sing for joy.22
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"Here I will make a horn grow23 for David and set up a lamp24 for my anointed one.25
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I will clothe his enemies with shame,26 but his head will be adorned with a resplendent crown."27
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