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Psalms 19

The Book of Psalms

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Chapter 20


Unto the end. A psalm for David.


In thy strength, O Lord, the king shall joy; and in thy salvation he shall rejoice exceedingly.


Thou hast given him his heart's desire: end hast not withholden from him the will of his lips.


For thou hast prevented him with blessings of sweetness: thou hast set on his head a crown of precious stones.


He asked life of thee: and thou hast given him length of days for ever and ever.


His glory is great in thy salvation: glory and great beauty shalt thou lay upon him.


For thou shalt give him to be a blessing for ever and ever: thou shalt make him joyful in gladness with thy countenance.


For the king hopeth in the Lord: and through the mercy of the most High he shall not be moved.


Let thy hand be found by all thy enemies: let thy right hand find out all them that hate thee.


Thou shalt make them as an oven of fire, in the time of thy anger: the Lord shall trouble them in his wrath, and fire shall devour them.


Their fruit shalt thou destroy from the earth: and their seed from among the children of men.


For they have intended evils against thee: they have devised counsels which they have not been able to establish.


For thou shalt make them turn their back: in thy remnants thou shalt prepare their face.


Be thou exalted, O Lord, in thy own strength: we will sing and praise thy power.

Psalms 21




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