Psalm 28
Brenton Septuagint Translation

The Lord is My Strength

1A Psalm of David. To thee, O Lord, have I cried; my God, be not silent toward me: lest thou be silent toward me, and so I should be likened to them that go down to the pit.

2Hearken to the voice of my supplication, when I pray to thee, when I lift up my hands toward thy holy temple.

3Draw not away my soul with sinners, and destroy me not with the workers of iniquity, who speak peace with their neighbours, but evils are in their hearts.

4Give them according to their works, and according to the wickedness of their devices: give them according to the works of their hands; render their recompense unto them.

5Because they have not attended to the works of the Lord, even to the works of his hands, thou shalt pull them down, and shalt not build them up.

6Blessed be the Lord, for he has hearkened to the voice of my petition.

7The Lord is my helper and my defender; my heart has hoped in him, and I am helped: my flesh has revived, and willingly will I give praise to him.

8The Lord is the strength of his people, and the saving defender of his anointed.

9Save thy people, and bless thine inheritance: and take care of them, and lift them up for ever.

Brenton Septuagint Translation, 1884. Versification mapped to KJV for coordination with other Old Testament Bible texts.

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