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Psalm 132 :: New English Translation (NET)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:1 - O LORD, for David's sake remember all his strenuous effort,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:2 - and how he made a vow to the LORD, and swore an oath to the powerful ruler of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:3 - He said, "I will not enter my own home, or get into my bed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:4 - I will not allow my eyes to sleep, or my eyelids to slumber,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:5 - until I find a place for the LORD, a fine dwelling place for the powerful ruler of Jacob."
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:6 - Look, we heard about it in Ephrathah, we found it in the territory of Jaar.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:7 - Let us go to his dwelling place! Let us worship before his footstool!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:8 - Ascend, O LORD, to your resting place, you and the ark of your strength!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:9 - May your priests be clothed with integrity! May your loyal followers shout for joy!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:10 - For the sake of David, your servant, do not reject your chosen king!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:11 - The LORD made a reliable promise to David; he will not go back on his word. He said, "I will place one of your descendants on your throne.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:12 - If your sons keep my covenant and the rules I teach them, their sons will also sit on your throne forever."
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:13 - Certainly the LORD has chosen Zion; he decided to make it his home.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:14 - He said, "This will be my resting place forever; I will live here, for I have chosen it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:15 - I will abundantly supply what she needs; I will give her poor all the food they need.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:16 - I will protect her priests, and her godly people will shout exuberantly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:17 - There I will make David strong; I have determined that my chosen king's dynasty will continue.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 132:18 - I will humiliate his enemies, and his crown will shine.

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