and all his self-denial.e
he made a vow to the Mighty One of Jacob:f
3 “I will not enter my houseg
or go to my bed,
or slumber to my eyelids,
5 till I find a placeh for the Lord,
a dwelling for the Mighty One of Jacob.”
6 We heard it in Ephrathah,i
7 “Let us go to his dwelling place,k
let us worship at his footstool,l saying,
8 ‘Arise, Lord,m and come to your resting place,
you and the ark of your might.
9 May your priests be clothed with your righteousness;n
may your faithful peopleo sing for joy.’ ”
do not reject your anointed one.
11 The Lord swore an oath to David,p
a sure oath he will not revoke:
“One of your own descendantsq
I will place on your throne.
12 If your sons keep my covenantr
and the statutes I teach them,
then their sons will sit
on your thrones for ever and ever.”
13 For the Lord has chosen Zion,t
he has desired it for his dwelling,u saying,
14 “This is my resting place for ever and ever;v
here I will sit enthroned,w for I have desired it.
her poor I will satisfy with food.x
16 I will clothe her priestsy with salvation,
and her faithful people will ever sing for joy.z
18 I will clothe his enemies with shame,d
but his head will be adorned with a radiant crown.”e
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