Psalm 138
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I Will Give Thanks with My Whole Heart

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1Of David. I will praise you, LORD, with all my heart; before the "gods" I will sing your praise.1I give you thanks, O LORD, with my whole heart; before the gods I sing your praise;1A Psalm of David. I will give You thanks with all my heart; I will sing praises to You before the gods.1A Psalm of David. I will praise thee with my whole heart: before the gods will I sing praise unto thee.1Davidic. I will give You thanks with all my heart; I will sing Your praise before the heavenly beings.
2I will bow down toward your holy temple and will praise your name for your unfailing love and your faithfulness, for you have so exalted your solemn decree that it surpasses your fame.2I bow down toward your holy temple and give thanks to your name for your steadfast love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word.2I will bow down toward Your holy temple And give thanks to Your name for Your lovingkindness and Your truth; For You have magnified Your word according to all Your name.2I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name.2I will bow down toward Your holy temple and give thanks to Your name for Your constant love and truth. You have exalted Your name and Your promise above everything else.
3When I called, you answered me; you greatly emboldened me.3On the day I called, you answered me; my strength of soul you increased.3On the day I called, You answered me; You made me bold with strength in my soul.3In the day when I cried thou answeredst me, and strengthenedst me with strength in my soul.3On the day I called, You answered me; You increased strength within me.
4May all the kings of the earth praise you, LORD, when they hear what you have decreed.4All the kings of the earth shall give you thanks, O LORD, for they have heard the words of your mouth,4All the kings of the earth will give thanks to You, O LORD, When they have heard the words of Your mouth.4All the kings of the earth shall praise thee, O LORD, when they hear the words of thy mouth.4All the kings on earth will give You thanks, LORD, when they hear what You have promised.
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5May they sing of the ways of the LORD, for the glory of the LORD is great.5and they shall sing of the ways of the LORD, for great is the glory of the LORD.5And they will sing of the ways of the LORD, For great is the glory of the LORD.5Yea, they shall sing in the ways of the LORD: for great is the glory of the LORD.5They will sing of the LORD's ways, for the LORD's glory is great.
6Though the LORD is exalted, he looks kindly on the lowly; though lofty, he sees them from afar.6For though the LORD is high, he regards the lowly, but the haughty he knows from afar.6For though the LORD is exalted, Yet He regards the lowly, But the haughty He knows from afar.6Though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.6Though the LORD is exalted, He takes note of the humble; but He knows the haughty from a distance.
7Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life. You stretch out your hand against the anger of my foes; with your right hand you save me.7Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life; you stretch out your hand against the wrath of my enemies, and your right hand delivers me.7Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me; You will stretch forth Your hand against the wrath of my enemies, And Your right hand will save me.7Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive me: thou shalt stretch forth thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and thy right hand shall save me.7If I walk into the thick of danger, You will preserve my life from the anger of my enemies. You will extend Your hand; Your right hand will save me.
8The LORD will vindicate me; your love, LORD, endures forever-- do not abandon the works of your hands.8The LORD will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O LORD, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of your hands.8The LORD will accomplish what concerns me; Your lovingkindness, O LORD, is everlasting; Do not forsake the works of Your hands.8The LORD will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O LORD, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.8The LORD will fulfill His purpose for me. LORD, Your love is eternal; do not abandon the work of Your hands.



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