1Blessed be the LORD my strength, who teaches my hands to war, and my fingers to fight:2My goodness, and my fortress; my high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, and he in whom I trust; who subdues my people under me.3LORD, what is man, that you take knowledge of him! or the son of man, that you make account of him!4Man is like to vanity: his days are as a shadow that passes away.5Bow your heavens, O LORD, and come down: touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.6Cast forth lightning, and scatter them: shoot out your arrows, and destroy them.7Send your hand from above; rid me, and deliver me out of great waters, from the hand of foreigners;8Whose mouth speaks vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood.9I will sing a new song unto you, O God: upon a psaltery and an instrument of ten strings will I sing praises unto you.10It is he that gives salvation unto kings: who delivers David his servant from the hurtful sword.11Rid me, and deliver me from the hand of foreigners, whose mouth speaks vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood:12That our sons may be as plants grown up in their youth; that our daughters may be as corner pillars, polished after the similitude of a palace:13That our barns may be full, affording all manner of store: that our sheep may bring forth thousands and ten thousands in our streets:14That our oxen may be strong to labor; that there be no breaking in, nor going out; that there be no outcry in our streets.15Happy is that people, that is in such a state: yea, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD.

Commentaries for Psalms 144:0


Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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