Psalms 89:1 ←
I will sing of the loving kindness of Yahweh forever. With my mouth, I will make known your faithfulness to all generations.
Psalms 89:2 ←
I indeed declare, “Love stands firm forever. You established the heavens. Your faithfulness is in them.”
Psalms 89:3 ←
“I have made a covenant with my chosen one, I have sworn to David, my servant,
Psalms 89:4 ←
‘I will establish your offspring forever, and build up your throne to all generations.’ ” Selah.
Psalms 89:5 ←
The heavens will praise your wonders, Yahweh, your faithfulness also in the assembly of the holy ones.
Psalms 89:6 ←
For who in the skies can be compared to Yahweh? Who among the sons of the heavenly beings is like Yahweh,
Psalms 89:7 ←
a very awesome God in the council of the holy ones, to be feared above all those who are around him?
Psalms 89:8 ←
Yahweh, God of Armies, who is a mighty one, like you? Yah, your faithfulness is around you.
Psalms 89:9 ←
You rule the pride of the sea. When its waves rise up, you calm them.
Psalms 89:10 ←
You have broken Rahab in pieces, like one of the slain. You have scattered your enemies with your mighty arm.
Psalms 89:11 ←
The heavens are yours. The earth also is yours, the world and its fullness. You have founded them.
Psalms 89:12 ←
You have created the north and the south. Tabor and Hermon rejoice in your name.
Psalms 89:13 ←
You have a mighty arm. Your hand is strong, and your right hand is exalted.
Psalms 89:14 ←
Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne. Loving kindness and truth go before your face.
Psalms 89:15 ←
Blessed are the people who learn to acclaim you. They walk in the light of your presence, Yahweh.
Psalms 89:16 ←
In your name they rejoice all day. In your righteousness, they are exalted.
Psalms 89:17 ←
For you are the glory of their strength. In your favor, our horn will be exalted.
Psalms 89:18 ←
For our shield belongs to Yahweh, our king to the Holy One of Israel.
Psalms 89:19 ←
Then you spoke in vision to your saints, and said, “I have given strength to the warrior. I have exalted a young man from the people.
Psalms 89:20 ←
I have found David, my servant. I have anointed him with my holy oil,
Psalms 89:21 ←
with whom my hand shall be established. My arm will also strengthen him.
Psalms 89:22 ←
No enemy will tax him. No wicked man will oppress him.
Psalms 89:23 ←
I will beat down his adversaries before him, and strike those who hate him.
Psalms 89:24 ←
But my faithfulness and my loving kindness will be with him. In my name, his horn will be exalted.
Psalms 89:25 ←
I will set his hand also on the sea, and his right hand on the rivers.
Psalms 89:26 ←
He will call to me, ‘You are my Father, my God, and the rock of my salvation!’
Psalms 89:27 ←
I will also appoint him my firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth.
Psalms 89:28 ←
I will keep my loving kindness for him forever more. My covenant will stand firm with him.
Psalms 89:29 ←
I will also make his offspring endure forever, and his throne as the days of heaven.
Psalms 89:30 ←
If his children forsake my law, and don’t walk in my ordinances;
Psalms 89:31 ←
if they break my statutes, and don’t keep my commandments;
Psalms 89:32 ←
then I will punish their sin with the rod, and their iniquity with stripes.
Psalms 89:33 ←
But I will not completely take my loving kindness from him, nor allow my faithfulness to fail.
Psalms 89:34 ←
I will not break my covenant, nor alter what my lips have uttered.
Psalms 89:35 ←
Once I have sworn by my holiness, I will not lie to David.
Psalms 89:36 ←
His offspring will endure forever, his throne like the sun before me.
Psalms 89:37 ←
It will be established forever like the moon, the faithful witness in the sky.” Selah.
Psalms 89:38 ←
But you have rejected and spurned. You have been angry with your anointed.
Psalms 89:39 ←
You have renounced the covenant of your servant. You have defiled his crown in the dust.
Psalms 89:40 ←
You have broken down all his hedges. You have brought his strongholds to ruin.
Psalms 89:41 ←
All who pass by the way rob him. He has become a reproach to his neighbors.
Psalms 89:42 ←
You have exalted the right hand of his adversaries. You have made all of his enemies rejoice.
Psalms 89:43 ←
Yes, you turn back the edge of his sword, and haven’t supported him in battle.
Psalms 89:44 ←
You have ended his splendor, and thrown his throne down to the ground.
Psalms 89:45 ←
You have shortened the days of his youth. You have covered him with shame. Selah.
Psalms 89:46 ←
How long, Yahweh? Will you hide yourself forever? Will your wrath burn like fire?
Psalms 89:47 ←
Remember how short my time is, for what vanity you have created all the children of men!
Psalms 89:48 ←
What man is he who shall live and not see death, who shall deliver his soul from the power of Sheol? Selah.
Psalms 89:49 ←
Lord, where are your former loving kindnesses, which you swore to David in your faithfulness?
Psalms 89:50 ←
Remember, Lord, the reproach of your servants, how I bear in my heart the taunts of all the mighty peoples,
Psalms 89:51 ←
With which your enemies have mocked, Yahweh, with which they have mocked the footsteps of your anointed one.
Psalms 89:52 ←
Blessed be Yahweh forever more. Amen, and Amen.