[a]Praised be the Lord, for he hath heard the voice of my petitions.

The Lord is my strength and my shield: mine heart trusted in him, and I was helped: therefore mine heart shall rejoice, and with my song will I praise him.

The Lord is [b]their strength, and he is the strength of the deliverances of his anointed.

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  1. Psalm 28:6 Because he felt the assurance of God’s help in his heart, his mouth was opened to sing his praises.
  2. Psalm 28:8 Meaning, his soldiers, who were as means, by whom God declared his power.

Praise be to the Lord,(A)
    for he has heard my cry for mercy.(B)
The Lord is my strength(C) and my shield;
    my heart trusts(D) in him, and he helps me.
My heart leaps for joy,(E)
    and with my song I praise him.(F)

The Lord is the strength(G) of his people,
    a fortress of salvation(H) for his anointed one.(I)

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