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Psalm 33 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:1 - Sing joyfully to the LORD, you righteous; it is fitting for the upright to praise him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:2 - Praise the LORD with the harp; make music to him on the ten-stringed lyre.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:3 - Sing to him a new song; play skillfully, and shout for joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:4 - For the word of the LORD is right and true; he is faithful in all he does.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:5 - The LORD loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of his unfailing love.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:6 - By the word of the LORD the heavens were made, their starry host by the breath of his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:7 - He gathers the waters of the sea into jars[fn]; he puts the deep into storehouses.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:8 - Let all the earth fear the LORD; let all the people of the world revere him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:9 - For he spoke, and it came to be; he commanded, and it stood firm.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:10 - The LORD foils the plans of the nations; he thwarts the purposes of the peoples.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:11 - But the plans of the LORD stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:12 - Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he chose for his inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:13 - From heaven the LORD looks down and sees all mankind;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:14 - from his dwelling place he watches all who live on earth—
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:15 - he who forms the hearts of all, who considers everything they do.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:16 - No king is saved by the size of his army; no warrior escapes by his great strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:17 - A horse is a vain hope for deliverance; despite all its great strength it cannot save.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:18 - But the eyes of the LORD are on those who fear him, on those whose hope is in his unfailing love,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:19 - to deliver them from death and keep them alive in famine.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:20 - We wait in hope for the LORD; he is our help and our shield.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:21 - In him our hearts rejoice, for we trust in his holy name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:22 - May your unfailing love be with us, LORD, even as we put our hope in you.
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Or sea as into a heap

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