May the Lord be praised,
for He has heard the sound of my pleading.(A)
The Lord is my strength and my shield;
my heart trusts in Him, and I am helped.(B)
Therefore my heart rejoices,
and I praise Him with my song.(C)

The Lord is the strength of His people;[a]
He is a stronghold of salvation for His anointed.(D)

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  1. Psalm 28:8 Some Hb mss, LXX, Syr; other Hb mss read strength for them

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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