1 Praise 1the Lord!
aSing to the Lord a new song,
And His praise in the assembly of saints.
Let the children of Zion be joyful in their bKing.
3 cLet them praise His name with the dance;
Let them sing praises to Him with the timbrel and harp.
4 For dthe Lord takes pleasure in His people;
Let them fsing aloud on their beds.
And ga two-edged sword in their hand,
And punishments on the peoples;
And their nobles with fetters of iron;
9 hTo execute on them the written judgment—
iThis honor have all His saints.
3Praise the Lord!
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