Psalm 138 Bible in Basic English

Thanksgiving for the LORD's Favor

138 1  I will give you praise with all my heart: I will make melody to you before the gods. 2  I will give worship before your holy Temple, praising your name for your mercy and for your unchanging faith: for you have made your word greater than all your name. 3  When my cry came to your ears you gave me an answer, and made me great with strength in my soul. 4  All the kings of the earth will give you praise, O Lord, when the words of your mouth come to their ears. 5  They will make songs about the ways of the Lord; for great is the glory of the Lord.

6  Though the Lord is high, he sees those who are low; and he has knowledge from far off of those who are lifted up. 7  Even when trouble is round me, you will give me life; your hand will be stretched out against the wrath of my haters, and your right hand will be my salvation. 8  The Lord will make all things complete for me: O Lord, your mercy is eternal; do not give up the works of your hands.

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