A Song or Psalm of David
1 O God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing and make music, even with my glory.
2 Awake, lute and harp! I will awake at dawn.
3 I will give thanks unto You, O Jehovah, among the peoples, and I will make music
unto You among the nations.
4 For Your mercy is great above the heavens, and Your truth unto the clouds.
5 Be exalted, O God, above the heavens, and Your glory above all the earth,
6 that Your beloved may be delivered. Save with Your right hand, and answer me.
7 God has spoken in His holiness: I will rejoice; I will divide Shechem and measure out
the Valley of Succoth.
8 Gilead is Mine; Manasseh is Mine; Ephraim also is the protection for My head; Judah
is My lawgiver;
9 Moab is My washpot; over Edom I will cast My shoe; over Philistia I will triumph.
10 Who will bring me into the strong city? Who will lead me into Edom?
11 Is it not You, O God, who cast us off? And will You not, O God, go out with our
12 Give us help from adversity, for the help of man is vain.
13 Through God we shall deal with might, for it is He who shall trample our enemies.