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Psalm 149

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Psalm 149

Praise for God's Goodness to Israel

1Praise the Lord!

Sing to the Lord a new song,

his praise in the assembly of the faithful!

2Let Israel be glad in his Maker,

let the sons of Zion rejoice in their King!

3Let them praise his name with dancing,

making melody to him with timbrel and lyre!

4For the Lord takes pleasure in his people;

he adorns the humble with victory.

5Let the faithful exult in glory;

let them sing for joy on their couches.

6Let the high praises of God be in their throats

and two-edged swords in their hands,

7to wreak vengeance on the nations

and chastisement on the peoples,

8to bind their kings with chains

and their nobles with fetters of iron,

9to execute on them the judgment written!

This is glory for all his faithful ones.

Praise the Lord!