Psalms 149
Psalm 149
Praise for God’s Triumph
Sing to the Lord a new song,#Ps 33:3
his praise in the assembly of the faithful.#Ps 35:18; 89:5
2Let Israel celebrate its Maker;
let the children of Zion rejoice in their King.#Ps 95:6; Zch 9:9
3Let them praise his name with dancing
and make music to him with tambourine and lyre.#Ps 30:11; 81:2
4For the Lord takes pleasure in his people;#Ps 147:11; Rm 8:8; 1Co 1:21
he adorns the humble with salvation.#Ps 35:27; Is 61:3
5Let the faithful celebrate in triumphal glory;
let them shout for joy on their beds.#Jb 35:10; Ps 132:16
6Let the exaltation of God be in their mouths#149:6 Lit throat
and a double-edged sword in their hands,#Ps 66:17; Heb 4:12
7inflicting vengeance on the nations
and punishment on the peoples,#Ezk 25:16-17; Mc 5:15
8binding their kings with chains
and their dignitaries with iron shackles,#Jb 36:8
9carrying out the judgment decreed against them.
This honor is for all his faithful people.#Ps 148:14; Ezk 28:26

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