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Psalm 33 :: New American Standard Bible 2020 (NASB20)

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Praise to the Creator and Protector.

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Sing for joy in the LORD, you righteous ones;

Praise is becoming to the upright.

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Give thanks to the LORD with the lyre;

Sing praises to Him with a harp of ten strings.

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Sing to Him a new song;

Play skillfully with a shout of joy.

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For the word of the LORD is right,

And all His work is done in faithfulness.

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He loves righteousness and justice;

The earth is full of the goodness of the LORD.

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By the word of the LORD the heavens were made,

And by the breath of His mouth all their [fn]lights.

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He gathers the waters of the sea together [fn]as a heap;

He puts the depths in storehouses.

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Let all the 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 was done;

He commanded, and it [fn]stood firm.

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The LORD nullifies the plan of nations;

He frustrates the plans of peoples.

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The plan of the LORD stands forever,

The plans of His heart from generation to generation.

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Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD,

The people He has chosen for His own inheritance.

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The LORD looks from heaven;

He sees all the sons of mankind;

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From His dwelling place He looks out

On all the inhabitants of the earth,

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He who fashions [fn]the hearts of them all,

He who understands all their works.

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The king is not saved by a mighty army;

A warrior is not rescued by great strength.

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A horse is a false hope for victory;

Nor does it rescue anyone by its great strength.

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Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear Him,

On those who wait for His faithfulness,

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To rescue their soul from death

And to keep them alive in famine.

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Our soul waits for the LORD;

He is our help and our shield.

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For our heart rejoices in Him,

Because we trust in His holy name.

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Let Your favor, LORD, be upon us,

Just as we have waited for You.

NASB20 Footnotes
Lit host; i.e., sun, stars, etc.
Some ancient versions in a water skin; i.e., container
Or stood forth
Or their heart together

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