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Psalms 144:1 ←
Blessed be Yahweh, my rock, who trains my hands to war, and my fingers to battle—
Psalms 144:2 ←
my loving kindness, my fortress, my high tower, my deliverer, my shield, and he in whom I take refuge, who subdues my people under me.
Psalms 144:3 ←
Yahweh, what is man, that you care for him? Or the son of man, that you think of him?
Psalms 144:4 ←
Man is like a breath. His days are like a shadow that passes away.
Psalms 144:5 ←
Part your heavens, Yahweh, and come down. Touch the mountains, and they will smoke.
Psalms 144:6 ←
Throw out lightning, and scatter them. Send out your arrows, and rout them.
Psalms 144:7 ←
Stretch out your hand from above, rescue me, and deliver me out of great waters, out of the hands of foreigners,
Psalms 144:8 ←
whose mouths speak deceit, whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood.
Psalms 144:9 ←
I will sing a new song to you, God. On a ten-stringed lyre, I will sing praises to you.
Psalms 144:10 ←
You are he who gives salvation to kings, who rescues David, his servant, from the deadly sword.
Psalms 144:11 ←
Rescue me, and deliver me out of the hands of foreigners, whose mouths speak deceit, whose right hand is a right hand of falsehood.
Psalms 144:12 ←
Then our sons will be like well-nurtured plants, our daughters like pillars carved to adorn a palace.
Psalms 144:13 ←
Our barns are full, filled with all kinds of provision. Our sheep produce thousands and ten thousands in our fields.
Psalms 144:14 ←
Our oxen will pull heavy loads. There is no breaking in, and no going away, and no outcry in our streets.
Psalms 144:15 ←
Happy are the people who are in such a situation. Happy are the people whose God is Yahweh.