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Psalm 149American Standard Version (ASV)

Israel invoked to praise Jehovah.

[a]149 Praise ye Jehovah.
Sing unto Jehovah a new song,
And his praise in the assembly of the saints.
Let Israel rejoice in him that made him:
Let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.
Let them praise his name in the dance:
Let them sing praises unto him with timbrel and harp.
For Jehovah taketh pleasure in his people:
He will beautify the meek with [b]salvation.
Let the saints exult in glory:
Let them sing for joy upon their beds.
Let the high praises of God be in their [c]mouth,
And a two-edged sword in their hand;
To execute vengeance upon the nations,
And punishments upon the peoples;
To bind their kings with chains,
And their nobles with fetters of iron;
To execute upon them the judgment written:
[d]This honor have all his saints.
[e]Praise ye Jehovah.

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 149:1 Hebrew Hallelujah.
  2. Psalm 149:4 Or, victory
  3. Psalm 149:6 Hebrew throat.
  4. Psalm 149:9 Or, He is the honor of all his saints
  5. Psalm 149:9 Hebrew Hallelujah.
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