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Psalm 21 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:1 - For the choir director: A psalm of David.

How the king rejoices in your strength, O LORD!
He shouts with joy because you give him victory.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:2 - For you have given him his heart’s desire;
you have withheld nothing he requested.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:3 - You welcomed him back with success and prosperity.
You placed a crown of finest gold on his head.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:4 - He asked you to preserve his life,
and you granted his request.
The days of his life stretch on forever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:5 - Your victory brings him great honor,
and you have clothed him with splendor and majesty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:6 - You have endowed him with eternal blessings
and given him the joy of your presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:7 - For the king trusts in the LORD.
The unfailing love of the Most High will keep him from stumbling.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:8 - You will capture all your enemies.
Your strong right hand will seize all who hate you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:9 - You will throw them in a flaming furnace
when you appear.
The LORD will consume them in his anger;
fire will devour them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:10 - You will wipe their children from the face of the earth;
they will never have descendants.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:11 - Although they plot against you,
their evil schemes will never succeed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:12 - For they will turn and run
when they see your arrows aimed at them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:13 - Rise up, O LORD, in all your power.
With music and singing we celebrate your mighty acts.

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