David’s song from the time he ·acted crazy [acted mad/insane; L changed his mind/discernment] so Abimelech [C perhaps another name for Achish] would ·send [drive] him away, and David did leave [1 Sam. 21:10–15].
34 I will ·praise [bless] the Lord at all times; his praise is always ·on my lips [L in my mouth]. 2 My ·whole being [soul] praises the Lord. The ·poor [humble] will hear and be glad. 3 ·Glorify [Praise; Magnify] the Lord with me, and let us ·praise [L extol] his name together.
4 I ·asked the Lord for help [sought the Lord], and he answered me. He ·saved [rescued; T delivered] me from all that I feared. 5 Those who ·go [L look] to him for help are ·happy [radiant], and ·they [L their faces] are never ·disgraced [shamed]. 6 This ·poor [afflicted] man [C someone in the congregation or the psalmist himself] ·called [prayed], and the Lord heard him and ·saved him from [gave him victory over] all his ·troubles [distress]. 7 The angel of the Lord[91:11; Gen. 32:1–2; 2 Kin. 6:17; Matt. 4:5–6] camps around those who fear God [Prov. 1:7], and he saves them.
8 ·Examine [L Taste] and see how good the Lord is. ·Happy [Blessed] is the person who ·trusts [finds refuge in] him. 9 You ·who belong to the Lord[holy ones], fear him [Prov. 1:7]! Those who fear him will ·have everything they need [not lack anything; 23:1]. 10 Even lions [C the most noble wild beast] may get weak and hungry, but those who ·look to [seek] the Lord ·will have every [L do not lack any] good thing. 11 Children, come and listen to me. I will teach you ·to worship [L the fear of] the Lord. 12 ·You must do these things to enjoy life and have many happy days [L Who of you takes pleasure in life and loves days to experience good?]. 13 You must ·not say evil things [L guard/keep your tongue from evil], and ·you must not tell lies [L your lips from deception]. 14 ·Stop doing [L Turn aside from] evil and do good. ·Look for [Seek] peace and ·work for [pursue] it.
15 ·The Lord sees the [L The eyes of the Lord are on] ·good [righteous] people and ·listens to their prayers [L his ears attend to their cries for help]. 16 But the ·Lord is [L face of the Lord is] against those who do evil; he ·makes the world forget them [L cuts memory of them off the earth]. 17 ·The Lord hears good people when they [L They] cry out to him, and he saves them from all their ·troubles [distress]. 18 The Lord is close to the brokenhearted, and he saves those whose spirits have been crushed.
19 People who ·do what is right may [are righteous] have many ·problems [afflictions], but the Lord ·will solve them [L saves them from them] all. 20 He will protect their very bones; not one of them will be broken. 21 Evil will kill the wicked; those who hate ·good [righteous] people will be judged guilty. 22 But the Lord ·saves [redeems; ransoms] his servants’ lives; no one who ·trusts [finds refuge in] him will be judged guilty.
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