A (1) I will sing of the mercies OF YAHWEH for ever:
B (1) with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness TO ALL GENERATIONS.
C (2) For I have said, Mercy SHALL BE BUILT UP for ever:
D (2) thy faithfulness SHALT THOU ESTABLISH in the very heavens.
E (3) I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn unto David my servant,
D1 (4) Thy seed WILL I ESTABLISH for ever,
C1 (4) and BUILD UP thy throne
B1 (4) TO ALL GENERATIONS. Selah.
A1 (5) And the heavens shall praise thy wonders, O YAHWEH: thy faithfulness also in the congregation of the saints.
A (5) And THE HEAVENS shall praise thy wonders,
B (5) O YAHWEH: THY FAITHFULNESS also
C (5) in the congregation OF THE SAINTS.
D (6) For who in the heaven can be compared unto Yahweh? who among the sons of the mighty can be likened unto Yahweh?
C1 (7) God is greatly to be feared in the assembly OF THE SAINTS, and to be had in reverence of all them that are about him.
B1 (8-10) O YAHWEH God of hosts, who is a strong Yah like unto thee? or TO THY FAITHFULNESS round about thee? Thou rulest the raging of the sea: when the waves thereof arise, thou stillest them. Thou hast broken Rahab in pieces, as one that is slain; thou hast scattered thine enemies with thy strong arm.
A1 (11) THE HEAVENS are thine, the earth also is thine: as for the world and the fulness thereof, thou hast founded them.
A (10) Thou hast broken Rahab in pieces, as one that is slain; thou hast scattered thine enemies with thy STRONG <05797> arm.
B (11-13) The heavens are thine, the earth also is thine: as for the world and the fulness thereof, thou hast founded them. The north and the south thou hast created them: Tabor and Hermon shall rejoice IN THY NAME. Thou hast a mighty arm: strong is thy hand, and high is thy right hand.
C (14) Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne: mercy and truth shall go BEFORE THY FACE <06440>.
D (15) Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound:
C1 (15) they shall walk, O Yahweh, in the light OF THY COUNTENANCE <06440>.
B1 (16) IN THY NAME shall they rejoice all the day: and in thy righteousness shall they be exalted.
A1 (17) For thou art the glory OF THEIR STRENGTH <05797>: and in thy favour our horn shall be exalted.
A (15 ) Blessed is THE PEOPLE that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O Yahweh, in the light of thy countenance.
B (16,17) In thy name shall they rejoice all the day: and in thy righteousness SHALL THEY BE EXALTED. For thou art the glory of their strength: and in thy favour our horn SHALL BE EXALTED.
C (18) For Yahweh is our defence; and the Holy One of Israel is our king.
B1 (19) Then thou spakest in vision to thy holy one, and saidst, I have laid help upon one that is mighty; I HAVE EXALTED one chosen
A1 (19) out of THE PEOPLE.