By the (A)word of the Lord the heavens were made,
And (B)by the breath of His mouth (C)all their [a]lights.
He gathers the (D)waters of the sea together [b]as a heap;
He puts the depths in storehouses.
Let (E)all the earth fear the Lord;
Let all the inhabitants of the world (F)stand in awe of Him.
For (G)He spoke, and it was done;
He commanded, and it [c]stood firm.
10 The Lord (H)nullifies the plan of nations;
He frustrates the plans of peoples.
11 The (I)plan of the Lord stands forever,
The (J)plans of His heart from generation to generation.
12 Blessed is the (K)nation whose God is the Lord,
The people He has (L)chosen for His own inheritance.

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  1. Psalm 33:6 Lit host; i.e., sun, stars, etc.
  2. Psalm 33:7 Some ancient versions in a water skin; i.e., container
  3. Psalm 33:9 Or stood forth

18 Behold, (A)the eye of the Lord is on those who fear Him,
On those who (B)wait for His faithfulness,

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