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Psalm 108

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David encourages himself to praise God.

A Song. A Psalm by David.

108:1 My heart is steadfast, God.
I will sing and I will make music with my soul.

108:2 Wake up, harp and lyre!
I will wake up the dawn.

108:3 I will give thanks to you, Yahweh, among the nations.
I will sing praises to you among the peoples.

108:4 For your loving kindness is great above the heavens.
Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.

He prays for God's assistance according to his promise.

108:5 Be exalted, God, above the heavens!
Let your glory be over all the earth.

108:6 That your beloved may be delivered,
save with your right hand, and answer us.

108:7 God has spoken from his sanctuary: ďIn triumph,
I will divide Shechem, and measure out the valley of Succoth.

108:8 Gilead is mine. Manasseh is mine.
Ephraim also is my helmet.
Judah is my scepter.

108:9 Moab is my wash pot.
I will toss my sandal on Edom.
I will shout over Philistia.Ē

108:10 Who will bring me into the fortified city?
Who has led me to Edom?

His confidence in God's help.

108:11 Havenít you rejected us, God?
You donít go forth, God, with our armies.

108:12 Give us help against the enemy,
for the help of man is vain.

108:13 Through God, we will do valiantly.
For it is he who will tread down our enemies.

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