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Psalm 138 - New World Translation of The Holy Scriptures

The Lord’s Goodness to the Faithful

1. I shall laud you with all my heart. In front of other gods I shall make melody to you.

2. I shall bow down toward your holy temple, And I shall laud your name, Because of your loving-kindness and because of your trueness. For you have magnified your saying even above all your name.

3. On the day that I called, you also proceeded to answer me; You began to make me bold in my soul with strength.

4. All the kings of the earth will laud you, O Jehovah, For they will have heard the sayings of your mouth.

5. And they will sing about the ways of Jehovah, For the glory of Jehovah is great.

6. For Jehovah is high, and yet the humble one he sees; But the lofty one he knows only from a distance.

7. If I should walk in the midst of distress, you will preserve me alive. Because of the anger of my enemies you will thrust out your hand, And your right hand will save me.

8. Jehovah himself will complete what is in my behalf. O Jehovah, to time indefinite is your loving-kindness. Do not desert the works of your own hands.

The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures (1984)

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