For the choir director. A psalm of David.
1 May the Lord answer you in a day of trouble;ad
may the name of Jacob’s God protect you.ae
and sustain you from Zion.af
and accept your burnt offering.ag
4 May he give you what your heart desiresah
and fulfill your whole purpose.ai
5 Let us shout for joy at your victoryaj
and lift the banner in the name of our God.ak
May the Lord fulfill all your requests.al
6 Now I know that the Lord gives victory to his anointed;a
he will answer him from his holy heaven
with mighty victories from his right hand.b
but we take pride in the name of the Lord our God.c
but we rise and stand firm.d
9 Lord, give victory to the king!e
May heA answer us on the day that we call.
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