Psalm 144:1-6 TNIV

Of David."

1 Praise be to the LORD my Rock,1 who trains my hands for war, my fingers for battle.

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2 He is my loving God and my fortress,2 my stronghold3 and my deliverer, my shield,4 in whom I take refuge, who subdues peoplesa5 under me.

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    • a 144:2 - Many manuscripts of the Masoretic Text, Dead Sea Scrolls, Aquila, Jerome and Syriac; most manuscripts of the Masoretic Text "subdues my people"
      3 LORD, what are human beings6 that you care for them, mere mortals that you think of them?

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      4 They are like a breath;7 their days are like a fleeting shadow.8

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      5 Part your heavens,9 LORD, and come down;10 touch the mountains, so that they smoke.11

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      6 Send forth lightning12 and scatter13 the enemy; shoot your arrows14 and rout them.

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