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- Ps 33
The Steadfast Love of the Lord
331hShout for joy in the Lord, O you righteous!
iPraise befits the upright.
2Give thanks to the Lord with the jlyre;
make melody to him with jthe harp of kten strings!
3Sing to him la new song;
play skillfully on the strings, with loud shouts.
4For the word of the Lord is upright,
and all his work is done in mfaithfulness.
5He nloves righteousness and justice;
othe earth is full of the steadfast love of the Lord.
6By pthe word of the Lord the heavens were made,
and by qthe breath of his mouth all rtheir host.
7He gathers the waters of the sea as sa heap;
he tputs the deeps in storehouses.
8Let all the earth fear the Lord;
let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of him!
9For uhe spoke, and it came to be;
he commanded, and it stood firm.
10The Lord vbrings the counsel of the nations to nothing;
he frustrates the plans of the peoples.
11wThe counsel of the Lord stands forever,
the plans of his heart to all generations.
12xBlessed is the nation whose God is the Lord,
the people whom he has ychosen as his heritage!
13The Lord zlooks down from heaven;
he sees all the children of man;
14from awhere he sits enthroned he blooks out
on all the inhabitants of the earth,
15he who fashions the hearts of them all
and observes all their deeds.
16cThe king is not saved by his great army;
a warrior is not delivered by his great strength.
17dThe war horse is a false hope for salvation,
and by its great might it cannot rescue.
18Behold, ethe eye of the Lord is on those who fear him,
fon those who hope in his steadfast love,
19that he may gdeliver their soul from death
and keep them alive in hfamine.
20Our soul iwaits for the Lord;
he is our jhelp and kour shield.
21For our heart is lglad in him,
because we mtrust in his holy name.
22Let your steadfast love, O Lord, be upon us,
even as we hope in you.