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Psalm 27 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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A Psalm of Fearless Trust in God.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:1 - A Psalm of David.
The LORD is my light and my salvation;
Whom should I fear?
The LORD is the [fn]defense of my life;
Whom should I dread?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:2 - When evildoers came upon me to devour my flesh,
My adversaries and my enemies, they stumbled and fell.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:3 - If an army encamps against me,
My heart will not fear;
If war arises against me,
In spite of this I am confident.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:4 - One thing I have asked from the LORD, that I shall seek:
That I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life,
To behold the [fn]beauty of the LORD
And to [fn]meditate in His temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:5 - For on the day of trouble He will conceal me in His [fn]tabernacle;
He will hide me in the secret place of His tent;
He will lift me up on a rock.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:6 - And now my head will be lifted up above my enemies around me,
And I will offer sacrifices in His tent [fn]with shouts of joy;
I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:7 - Hear, LORD, when I cry with my voice,
And be gracious to me and answer me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:8 - When You said, “Seek My face,” my heart said to You,
“I shall seek Your face, LORD.”
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:9 - Do not hide Your face from me,
Do not turn Your servant away in anger;
You have been my help;
Do not abandon me nor forsake me,
God of my salvation!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:10 - [fn]For my father and my mother have forsaken me,
But the LORD will take me up.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:11 - Teach me Your way, LORD,
And lead me on a level path
Because of my enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:12 - Do not turn me over to the [fn]desire of my enemies,
For false witnesses have risen against me,
And the violent witness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:13 - I certainly believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD
In the land of the living.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:14 - Wait for the LORD;
Be strong and let your heart take courage;
Yes, wait for the LORD.
NASB20 Footnotes
Or refuge
Lit delightfulness
Lit inquire
Or shelter
Lit of shouts
Or If my father...forsake me, Then the LORD
Lit soul

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