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The King Rejoices in the Lord's Strength

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David.

211O Lord, in your zstrength the king rejoices,

  and in your asalvation how greatly he exults!

Ps. 9:14

Ps. 8:2; 28:7

2You have bgiven him his heart's desire

  and have not withheld the request of his lips.   Selah

Ps. 20:4

3For you cmeet him with rich blessings;

  you set da crown of efine gold upon his head.

Ps. 19:10

[2 Sam. 12:30; 1 Chr. 20:2]

Ps. 59:10

4He asked life of you; you fgave it to him,

  glength of days forever and ever.

Ps. 91:16; [1 Kgs. 1:31; Neh. 2:3]

Ps. 61:6; [2 Sam. 7:19]

5His hglory is great through your salvation;

  isplendor and majesty you bestow on him.

Ps. 45:3; 96:6

Ps. 8:5

6For you make him most blessed forever;1

  you make him glad with the jjoy of your presence.

Ps. 45:7; See Ps. 16:11

Or make him a source of blessing forever

7For the king trusts in the Lord,

  and through the steadfast love of the Most High he shall not be kmoved.

Ps. 10:6; 16:8

8Your hand will lfind out all your enemies;

  your right hand will find out those who hate you.

[Isa. 10:10]

9You will make them as ma blazing oven

  when you appear.

The Lord will swallow them up in his nwrath,

  and ofire will consume them.

Ps. 18:8; 50:3; 97:3; Isa. 26:11; [Job 20:26; Dan. 7:10; Hab. 3:5]

Ps. 2:5

Mal. 4:1; [Ps. 83:14]

10You pwill destroy their qdescendants from the earth,

  and their offspring from among the children of man.

Ps. 37:28; 109:13; Job 18:16, 19; Isa. 14:20

Ps. 34:16; 1 Kgs. 13:34

11Though they plan evil against you,

  though they rdevise mischief, they will not succeed.

Ps. 2:1; 10:2

12For you will put them sto flight;

  you will taim at their faces with your bows.

Ps. 7:12; 11:2

Ps. 18:40

13Be exalted, O Lord, in your strength!

  We will sing and praise your power.