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For the choir director: according to Muth-labben. A psalm of David.
I will declare all your wondrous works.i
2 I will rejoice and boast about you;j
I will sing about your name, Most High.k
they stumble and perish before you.l
4 For you have upheld my just cause;m
you are seated on your throne as a righteous judge.n
5 You have rebuked the nations:o
You have destroyed the wicked;p
you have erased their name forever and ever.q
You have uprooted the cities,
and the very memory of them has perished.r
7 But the Lord sits enthroned forever;s
he has established his throne for judgment.t
he executes judgment on the nations with fairness.u
a refuge in times of trouble.v
because you have not abandoned
those who seek you, Lord.w
11 Sing to the Lord, who dwells in Zion;x
proclaim his deeds among the nations.y
for bloodshed remembers them;z
he does not forget the cry of the oppressed.aa
consider my affliction at the hands of those who hate me.ab
Lift me up from the gates of death,ac
I will rejoice in your salvationad
within the gates of Daughter Zion.
their foot is caught in the net they have concealed.ae
he has executed justice,af
by the work of their hands.a
17 The wicked will return to Sheolb—
all the nations that forget God.c
let the nations be judged in your presence.e
20 Put terror in them, Lord;f
let the nations know they are only humans.g
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