Psalm 149 New Living Translation

Israel Exhorted to Praise the LORD

149 1  Praise the Lord ! Sing to the Lord a new song. Sing his praises in the assembly of the faithful. 2  O Israel, rejoice in your Maker. O people of Jerusalem, exult in your King. 3  Praise his name with dancing, accompanied by tambourine and harp. 4  For the Lord delights in his people; he crowns the humble with victory. 5  Let the faithful rejoice that he honors them. Let them sing for joy as they lie on their beds.

6  Let the praises of God be in their mouths, and a sharp sword in their hands- 7  to execute vengeance on the nations and punishment on the peoples, 8  to bind their kings with shackles and their leaders with iron chains, 9  to execute the judgment written against them. This is the glorious privilege of his faithful ones. Praise the Lord !


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