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Psalm 9:1-3 American Standard Version (ASV)

A psalm of thanksgiving for God’s justice.

For the Chief Musician; set to Muth-labben. A Psalm of David.

I will give thanks unto Jehovah with my whole heart;
I will show forth all thy marvellous works.
I will be glad and exult in thee;
I will sing praise to thy name, O thou [a]Most High.
When mine enemies turn back,
They stumble and perish at thy presence.


  1. Psalm 9:2 Or, Most High; Because mine etc.

Psalm 9:1-3 New International Version (NIV)

Psalm 9[a][b]

For the director of music. To the tune of “The Death of the Son.” A psalm of David.

I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart;
    I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.
I will be glad and rejoice in you;
    I will sing the praises of your name, O Most High.

My enemies turn back;
    they stumble and perish before you.


  1. Psalm 9:1 Psalms 9 and 10 may originally have been a single acrostic poem in which alternating lines began with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet. In the Septuagint they constitute one psalm.
  2. Psalm 9:1 In Hebrew texts 9:1-20 is numbered 9:2-21.
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