Psalm 20New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
Prayer for the King in Time of War
1 For the leader. A psalm of David.
2 The Lord answer you in time of distress;
the name of the God of Jacob defend you!
3 May he send you help from the sanctuary,
from Zion be your support.
4 May he remember your every offering,
graciously accept your burnt offering,
5 Grant what is in your heart,
fulfill your every plan.
6 May we shout for joy at your victory,
raise the banners in the name of our God.
The Lord grant your every petition!
7 Now I know the Lord gives victory
to his anointed.
He will answer him from the holy heavens
with a strong arm that brings victory.
8 Some rely on chariots, others on horses,
but we on the name of the Lord our God.
9 They collapse and fall,
but we stand strong and firm.
10 Lord, grant victory to the king;
answer when we call upon you.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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