Psalm 21
New American Standard Bible 1995Berean Study Bible
1For the choir director. A Psalm of David. O LORD, in Your strength the king will be glad, And in Your salvation how greatly he will rejoice!1For the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O LORD, the king rejoices in Your strength. How greatly he exults in Your salvation!
2You have given him his heart's desire, And You have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah.2You have granted his heart’s desire and have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah
3For You meet him with the blessings of good things; You set a crown of fine gold on his head.3For You welcomed him with rich blessings; You placed on his head a crown of pure gold.
4He asked life of You, You gave it to him, Length of days forever and ever.4He asked You for life, and You granted it—length of days, forever and ever.
5His glory is great through Your salvation, Splendor and majesty You place upon him.5Great is his glory in Your salvation; You bestow on him splendor and majesty.
6For You make him most blessed forever; You make him joyful with gladness in Your presence.6For You grant him blessings forever; You cheer him with joy in Your presence.
7For the king trusts in the LORD, And through the lovingkindness of the Most High he will not be shaken.7For the king trusts in the LORD; through the loving devotion of the Most High, he will not be shaken.
8Your hand will find out all your enemies; Your right hand will find out those who hate you.8Your hand will apprehend all Your enemies; Your right hand will seize those who hate You.
9You will make them as a fiery oven in the time of your anger; The LORD will swallow them up in His wrath, And fire will devour them.9You will place them in a fiery furnace at the time of Your appearing. In His wrath the LORD will engulf them, and the fire will consume them.
10Their offspring You will destroy from the earth, And their descendants from among the sons of men.10You will wipe their descendants from the earth, and their offspring from the sons of men.
11Though they intended evil against You And devised a plot, They will not succeed.11Though they intend You harm, the schemes they devise will not prevail.
12For You will make them turn their back; You will aim with Your bowstrings at their faces.12For You will put them to flight when Your bow is trained upon them.
13Be exalted, O LORD, in Your strength; We will sing and praise Your power.13Be exalted, O LORD, in Your strength; we will sing and praise Your power.
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