Psalm 21
Christian Standard BibleBerean Study Bible
1LORD, the king finds joy in your strength. How greatly he rejoices in your victory!1For the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O LORD, the king rejoices in Your strength. How greatly he exults in Your salvation!
2You have given him his heart's desire and have not denied the request of his lips. Selah2You have granted his heart’s desire and have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah
3For you meet him with rich blessings; you place a crown of pure gold on his head.3For You welcomed him with rich blessings; You placed on his head a crown of pure gold.
4He asked you for life, and you gave it to him--length of days forever and ever.4He asked You for life, and You granted it—length of days, forever and ever.
5His glory is great through your victory; you confer majesty and splendor on him.5Great is his glory in Your salvation; You bestow on him splendor and majesty.
6You give him blessings forever; you cheer him with joy in your presence.6For You grant him blessings forever; You cheer him with joy in Your presence.
7For the king relies on the LORD; through the faithful love of the Most High he is not shaken.7For the king trusts in the LORD; through the loving devotion of the Most High, he will not be shaken.
8Your hand will capture all your enemies; your right hand will seize those who hate you.8Your hand will apprehend all Your enemies; Your right hand will seize those who hate You.
9You will make them burn like a fiery furnace when you appear; the LORD will engulf them in his wrath, and fire will devour them.9You will place them in a fiery furnace at the time of Your appearing. In His wrath the LORD will engulf them, and the fire will consume them.
10You will wipe their progeny from the earth and their offspring from the human race.10You will wipe their descendants from the earth, and their offspring from the sons of men.
11Though they intend to harm you and devise a wicked plan, they will not prevail.11Though they intend You harm, the schemes they devise will not prevail.
12Instead, you will put them to flight when you ready your bowstrings to shoot at them.12For You will put them to flight when Your bow is trained upon them.
13Be exalted, LORD, in your strength; we will sing and praise your might.13Be exalted, O LORD, in Your strength; we will sing and praise Your power.
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