(A)The Spirit of the Lord spoke through me,
And His word was on my tongue.
The God of Israel said it;
(B)The Rock of Israel spoke to me:
(C)He who rules over mankind righteously,
(D)Who rules in the fear of God,
(E)Is like the light of the morning when the sun rises,
A morning without clouds,
When the fresh grass springs out of the earth
From sunshine after rain.’
Is my house not indeed so with God?
For (F)He has made an everlasting covenant with me,
Properly ordered in all things, and secured;
For will He not indeed make
All my salvation and all my delight grow?

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