all the hardships he endured;
and vowed to the Mighty One of Jacob,
or get into my bed;
or slumber to my eyelids,
a dwelling place for the Mighty One of Jacob.”
we found it in the fields of Jaar.
let us worship at his footstool!”
thou and the ark of thy might.
and let thy saints shout for joy.
do not turn away the face of thy anointed one.
from which he will not turn back:
“One of the sons of your body
I will set on your throne.
and my testimonies which I shall teach them,
their sons also for ever
shall sit upon your throne.”
he has desired it for his habitation:
here I will dwell, for I have desired it.
I will satisfy her poor with bread.
and her saints will shout for joy.
I have prepared a lamp for my anointed.
but upon himself his crown will shed its luster.”
About The Revised Standard Version
The original Revised Standard Version has served for more than forty-five years. The standard English pew Bible for many denominations, the RSV has become a benchmark for comparison to other English Bibles.
Old Testament Section, Copyright 1952; New Testament Section, First Edition, Copyright 1946; Second Edition, Copyright 1971; The Apocrypha, Copyright 1957; The Third and Fourth Book of the Maccabees and Psalm 151, Copyright 1977 Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the United States of America.