33 ·Sing [Shout for joy] to the Lord, you ·who do what is right [righteous ones]; ·honest people should praise him [L praise is fitting from the upright/virtuous]. 2 ·Praise [Give thanks to] the Lord on the harp; make music for him on a ten-stringed lyre. 3 Sing a new song [C celebrating victory; 40:3; 96:1; 98:1; 144:9; 149:1; Is. 42:10; Rev. 5:9; 14:3] to him; play well ·and joyfully [with a loud/a victory shout]. 4 God’s word is ·true [upright; virtuous], and everything he does is ·right [faithful]. 5 He loves what is right and ·fair [just]; the Lord’s ·love [loyalty; covenant love] fills the earth.
6 The ·sky was [heavens were] made at the Lord’s ·command [word; Gen. 1:8]. By the breath from his mouth, he made all ·the stars [L its hosts; Gen. 1:16]. 7 He gathered the water of the sea into ·a heap [or jars; bottles]. He ·made the great ocean stay in its place [L placed the deeps in a storehouse; Job 38:8–11]. 8 All the earth should ·worship [fear; hold in awe] the Lord[Prov. 1:7]; ·the whole [L all the inhabitants of the] world should ·fear him [hold him in awe]. 9 He spoke, and it happened. He commanded, and it ·appeared [L stood; Heb. 11:3]. 10 The Lord ·upsets [frustrates] the ·plans [counsels] of nations; he ·ruins [foils] ·all their plans [L the plans of the peoples]. 11 But the Lord’s ·plans [counsels] will ·stand [endure] forever; ·his ideas [L the plans of his heart] will last from now on. 12 ·Happy [Blessed] is the nation whose God is the Lord, the people he chose for his ·very own [L inheritance; Ex. 19:5]. 13 The Lord looks down from heaven and sees every person. 14 From his throne he watches all who live on earth. 15 He ·made [fashions all] their hearts and understands everything they do. 16 No king is saved by his ·great [large] army. No warrior ·escapes [is rescued/T delivered] by his great strength. 17 Horses ·can’t bring [are a vain hope for] victory; they can’t save by their strength. 18 But the ·Lord looks after [L eye of the Lord is on] those who fear him, those who ·put their hope [wait on him] in his ·love [loyalty; covenant love]. 19 He ·saves [rescues; T delivers] ·them [their soul] from death and ·spares their lives in times of hunger [revives them in famine]. 20 So our hope is in the Lord. He is our help, our shield to protect us. 21 ·We [L Our hearts] rejoice in him, because we ·trust [have confidence in] his holy name. 22 Lord, ·show your love to us [L let your loyalty/covenant love be on us] as we ·put our hope in [wait for] you.
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