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Psalm 33 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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Praise to the Creator
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Rejoice in the LORD, you righteous ones;

praise from the upright is beautiful.

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Praise the LORD with the lyre;

make music to him with a ten-stringed harp.

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Sing a new song to him;

play skillfully on the strings, with a joyful shout.

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For the word of the LORD is right,

and all his work is trustworthy.

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He loves righteousness and justice;

the earth is full of the LORD’s unfailing love.

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The heavens were made by the word of the LORD,

and all the stars, by the breath of his mouth.

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He gathers the water of the sea into a heap;[fn]

he puts the depths into storehouses.

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Let the whole earth fear the LORD;

let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him.

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For he spoke, and it came into being;

he commanded, and it came into existence.

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The LORD frustrates the counsel of the nations;

he thwarts the plans of the peoples.

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The counsel of the LORD stands forever,

the plans of his heart from generation to generation.

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Happy is the nation whose God is the LORD —

the people he has chosen to be his own possession!

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The LORD looks down from heaven;

he observes everyone.

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He gazes on all the inhabitants of the earth

from his dwelling place.

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He forms the hearts of them all;

he considers all their works.

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A king is not saved by a large army;

a warrior will not be rescued by great strength.

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The horse is a false hope for safety;

it provides no escape by its great power.

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But look, the LORD keeps his eye on those who fear him —

those who depend on his faithful love

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to rescue them from death

and to keep them alive in famine.

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We wait for the LORD;

he is our help and shield.

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For our hearts rejoice in him

because we trust in his holy name.

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May your faithful love rest on us, LORD,

for we put our hope in you.

CSB Footnotes
LXX, Tg, Syr, Vg, Jer read sea as in a bottle

Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2017, 2020 by Holman Bible Publishers.

Additional information is provided here.

For more information on this translation, see the CSB Preface.

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