To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David
1 The king shall rejoice in Your strength, O Jehovah; and in Your salvation how greatly
shall he rejoice!
2 You have given him his heart's desire, and have not withheld the request of his lips.
3 For You go before him with the blessings of goodness; You set a crown of pure gold
upon his head.
4 He asked life from You; You give to him length of days forever and ever.
5 His glory is great in Your salvation; honor and majesty You have placed upon him.
6 For You have made him most blessed forever; You have made him rejoice with
gladness in Your presence.
7 For the king trusts in Jehovah, and through the mercy of the Most High he shall not
8 Your hand shall find out all Your enemies; Your right hand shall find out those who
9 You shall make them as a fiery oven in the time of Your presence; Jehovah will
swallow them up in His wrath, and the fire shall devour them.
10 Their fruit shall You destroy from the earth, and their seed from among the sons of
11 For they intended evil against You; they devised a plot which they were not able to
12 For You will make them turn their back; You will make ready Your arrows on Your
strings against their faces.
13 Be exalted, O Jehovah, in Your own strength! We will sing, and make music unto