To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.
1 The LORD hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee;* defend…: Heb. set thee on an high place
2 Send thee help from the sanctuary, and strengthen thee out of Zion;† thee help: Heb. thy help‡ strengthen: Heb. support
3 Remember all thy offerings, and accept thy burnt sacrifice; Selah.§ accept: Heb. turn to ashes: or, make fat
4 Grant thee according to thine own heart, and fulfil all thy counsel.
5 We will rejoice in thy salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners: the LORD fulfil all thy petitions.
6 Now know I that the LORD saveth his anointed; he will hear him from his holy heaven with the saving strength of his right hand.** his holy…: Heb. the heaven of his holiness†† with…: Heb. by the strength of the salvation of
7 Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.
8 They are brought down and fallen: but we are risen, and stand upright.
9 Save, LORD: let the king hear us when we call.
*20.1 defend…: Heb. set thee on an high place
†20.2 thee help: Heb. thy help
‡20.2 strengthen: Heb. support
§20.3 accept: Heb. turn to ashes: or, make fat
**20.6 his holy…: Heb. the heaven of his holiness
††20.6 with…: Heb. by the strength of the salvation of
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