Psalms

Psalm 21 ©

1A thanksgiving for victory, 7with confidence of further success.

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To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.

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THE aking shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and bin thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!

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Thou chast given him his heart's desire, and hast not withholden the request of his lips. Selah.

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For dthou *preventest him with the blessings of goodness: thou esettest a crown of pure gold on his head.

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He fasked life of thee, and thou gavest it him, even length of days for ever and ever.

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His gglory is great in thy salvation: hhonour and majesty hast thou laid upon him.

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For ithou hast 1made him most blessed for ever: thou hast 2made him exceeding glad with thy countenance.

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For jthe king trusteth in the LORD, and through the mercy of the most High he shall not be moved.

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Thine khand shall find out all thine enemies: thy right hand shall find out those that hate thee.

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Thou lshalt make them as a fiery oven in the time of thine anger: the LORD shall swallow them up in his wrath, and the fire shall devour them.

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Their mfruit shalt thou destroy from the earth, and their seed from among the children of men.

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For they intended evil against thee: they imagined a mischievous device, which nthey are not able to perform.

n Ps. 2.1,4.
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Therefore 3shalt thou make them turn their 4back, when thou oshalt make ready thine arrows upon thy strings against the face of them.

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Be pthou exalted, LORD, in thine own strength: so will we sing and qpraise thy power.