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Psalm 144 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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A Song to the LORD Who Preserves and Prospers His People

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:1 - A Psalm of David.

Blessed be the LORD my Rock,
Who trains my hands for war,
And my fingers for battle—

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:2 - My lovingkindness and my fortress,
My high tower and my deliverer,
My shield and the One in whom I take refuge,
Who subdues my people[fn] under me.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:3 - LORD, what is man, that You take knowledge of him?
Or the son of man, that You are mindful of him?

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:4 - Man is like a breath;
His days are like a passing shadow.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:5 - Bow down Your heavens, O LORD, and come down;
Touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:6 - Flash forth lightning and scatter them;
Shoot out Your arrows and destroy them.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:7 - Stretch out Your hand from above;
Rescue me and deliver me out of great waters,
From the hand of foreigners,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:8 - Whose mouth speaks lying words,
And whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:9 - I will sing a new song to You, O God;
On a harp of ten strings I will sing praises to You,

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:10 - The One who gives salvation to kings,
Who delivers David His servant
From the deadly sword.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:11 - Rescue me and deliver me from the hand of foreigners,
Whose mouth speaks lying words,
And whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood—

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:12 - That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth;
That our daughters may be as pillars,
Sculptured in palace style;

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:13 - That our barns may be full,
Supplying all kinds of produce;
That our sheep may bring forth thousands
And ten thousands in our fields;

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:14 - That our oxen may be well laden;
That there be no breaking in or going out;
That there be no outcry in our streets.

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:15 - Happy are the people who are in such a state;
Happy are the people whose God is the LORD!
NKJV Footnotes
Following Masoretic Text, Septuagint, and Vulgate; Syriac and Targum read the peoples (compare 18:47).
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