To the chief Musician, A Psalm and Song of David.
1 Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Sion: and unto thee shall the vow be performed.* waiteth: Heb. is silent
2 O thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all flesh come.
3 Iniquities prevail against me: as for our transgressions, thou shalt purge them away.† Iniquities: Heb. Words, or, Matters of iniquities
4 Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple.
5 By terrible things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation; who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off upon the sea:
6 Which by his strength setteth fast the mountains; being girded with power:
7 Which stilleth the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, and the tumult of the people.
8 They also that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at thy tokens: thou makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to rejoice.‡ rejoice: or, sing
9 Thou visitest the earth, and waterest it: thou greatly enrichest it with the river of God, which is full of water: thou preparest them corn, when thou hast so provided for it.§ and…: or, after thou hadst made it to desire rain
10 Thou waterest the ridges thereof abundantly: thou settlest the furrows thereof: thou makest it soft with showers: thou blessest the springing thereof.** settlest: or, causest rain to descend into†† makest…: Heb. dissolvest it
11 Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness.‡‡ with: Heb. of
12 They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness: and the little hills rejoice on every side.§§ rejoice…: Heb. are girded with joy
13 The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered over with corn; they shout for joy, they also sing.
*65.1 waiteth: Heb. is silent
†65.3 Iniquities: Heb. Words, or, Matters of iniquities
‡65.8 rejoice: or, sing
§65.9 and…: or, after thou hadst made it to desire rain
**65.10 settlest: or, causest rain to descend into
††65.10 makest…: Heb. dissolvest it
‡‡65.11 with: Heb. of
§§65.12 rejoice…: Heb. are girded with joy
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