1 Rejoice in Jehovah, O you righteous ones! Praise is becoming to the upright.
2 Praise Jehovah with harp; make music unto Him with a lute and an instrument of ten
3 Sing unto Him a new song; play beautifully with shouts of joy.
4 For the Word of Jehovah is right; and all His works are in truth.
5 He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the goodness of Jehovah.
6 By the Word of Jehovah were the heavens made, and all the host of them by the breath
of His mouth.
7 He gathers the waters of the sea like a heap, and designates the depths in storehouses.
8 Let all the earth fear Jehovah; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him.
9 For He spoke, and it was done; He commanded, and it stood fast.
10 Jehovah brings the counsel of the nations to nothing; He restrains and frustrates the
devices of the people.
11 The counsel of Jehovah stands forever, the thoughts of His heart from generation to
12 Blessed is the nation whose God is Jehovah; the people He has chosen for His
13 Jehovah looks down from Heaven; He watches all the sons of mankind.
14 From His dwelling place He gazes upon all the inhabitants of the earth.
15 He fashions their hearts together; He understands all their works.
16 The king is not delivered by the multitude of an army; a mighty man is not rescued by
17 A horse is a vain thing for safety; neither shall he provide escape by his great
18 Behold, the eye of Jehovah is upon those who fear Him, on those who hope in His
19 to deliver their soul from death, and to keep them alive in famine.
20 Our soul waits for Jehovah; He is our help and our shield.
21 For our heart shall rejoice in Him, because we have trusted in His holy name.
22 Let Your mercy, O Jehovah, be upon us, according as we have hoped in You.