What does the Great Commission have to do with mobile devices? More than you might think.
You have not started any reading plans.
A Maskil of Ethan the Ezrahite.p
1 I will sing about the Lord’s faithful love forever;q
I will proclaim your faithfulness to all generations
with my mouth.r
“Faithful love is built up forever;
you establish your faithfulness in the heavens.”s
“I have made a covenant with my chosen one;
I have sworn an oath to David my servant:
and build up your throne for all generations.’ ”t
5 Lord, the heavens praise your wondersu—
your faithfulness also—
in the assembly of the holy ones.v
who is strong like you, Lord?y
Your faithfulness surrounds you.
when its waves surge, you still them.z
10 You crushed Rahab like one who is slain;aa
you scattered your enemies with your powerful arm.ab
The world and everything in it—you founded them.ac
12 North and south—you created them.ad
Tabor and Hermon shout for joy at your name.ae
your hand is powerful;
your right hand is lifted high.af
of your throne;ag
faithful love and truth go before you.ah
15 Happy are the people who know the joyful shout;ai
Lord, they walk in the light from your face.aj
and they are exalted by your righteousness.ak
17 For you are their magnificent strength;al
by your favor our horn is exalted.a
18 Surely our shieldA belongs to the Lord,
our king to the Holy One of Israel.b
and said, “I have granted help to a warrior;
I have anointed him with my sacred oil.d
and my arm will strengthen him.e
22 The enemy will not oppressC him;
the wicked will not afflict him.f
and strike those who hate him.g
and through my name
his horn will be exalted.h
and his right hand to the rivers.i
26 He will call to me, ‘You are my Father,j
my God, the rock of my salvation.’k
greatest of the kings of the earth.l
and my covenant with him will endure.m
and do not live by my ordinances,o
and do not keep my commands,p
to account with the rod,
their iniquity with blows.q
my faithful love from him
or betray my faithfulness.r
or change what my lips have said.s
I have sworn an oath by my holiness;
I will not lie to David.t
his throne like the sun before me,u
a faithful witness in the sky.”v
you have become enraged with your anointed.w
you have reduced his fortified cities to ruins.y
41 All who pass by plunder him;z
he has become an object of ridicule
to his neighbors.aa
you have made all his enemies rejoice.ab
and have not let him stand in battle.ac
44 You have made his splendorF cease
and have overturned his throne.ad
you have covered him with shame.ae
Will your anger keep burning like fire?af
Have you created everyone for nothing?ag
Who can save himself from the power of Sheol?ah
that you swore to David in your faithfulness?ai
in my heart I carry abuse from all the peoples—
how they have ridiculed every step of your anointed.aj
Amen and amen.ak
About Christian Standard Bible
The Christian Standard Bible (CSB) is a highly trustworthy, faithful translation that is proven to be the optimal blend of accuracy and readability. It’s as literal to the original as possible without sacrificing clarity. The CSB is poised to become the translation that pastors rely on and Bible readers turn to again and again to read and to share with others.
The CSB is an original translation: more than 100 scholars from 17 denominations translated directly from the best available Hebrew, Greek and Aramaic source texts into English. Its source texts are the standard used by scholars and seminaries today.
The CSB is trustworthy: the conservative, evangelical scholars of the CSB affirm the authority of Scripture as the inerrant Word of God and seek the highest level of faithfulness to the original and accuracy in their translation. These scholars and LifeWay, the non-profit ministry that stewards the CSB, also champion the Bible against cultural trends that would compromise its truths.
The CSB is clear: it is as literal a translation of the ancient source texts as possible, but, in the many places throughout Scripture where a word-for-word rendering might obscure the meaning for a modern audience, it uses a more dynamic translation. In all cases, the intent is to convey the original meaning of God’s Word as faithfully and as clearly as possible.
Copyright 2017 Holman Bible Publishers.
CSB UltraThin Reference Bible Copyright © 2020 by Holman Bible Publishers.
All Rights Reserved.
The text of the Christian Standard Bible may be quoted in any form (written, visual, electronic, or audio) up to and inclusive of one-thousand (1,000) verses without the written permission of the publisher, provided that the verses quoted do not account for more than 50 percent of the work in which they are quoted, and provided that a complete book of the Bible is not quoted. Requests for permission are to be directed to and approved in writing by Holman Bible Publishers, One LifeWay Plaza, Nashville, Tennessee 37234.
When the Christian Standard Bible is quoted, one of the following credit lines must appear on the copyright page or title page of the work:
Scripture quotations marked CSB have been taken from the Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2020 by Holman Bible Publishers. Used by permission. Christian Standard Bible® and CSB® are federally registered trademarks of Holman Bible Publishers.
Unless otherwise noted, all Scripture quotations are taken from the Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 2020 by Holman Bible Publishers. Used by permission. Christian Standard Bible® and CSB® are federally registered trademarks of Holman Bible Publishers.