1 I will praise the Lord with my whole heart: I
will speak of all thy marvelous works.
2 I will be glad, and rejoice in thee: I will sing
praise to thy Name, O most High.
3 For that mine enemies are turned back: they
shall fall and perish at thy presence.
4 For thou hast maintained my right and my
cause: thou art set in the throne, and judgest right.
5 Thou hast rebuked the heathen: thou hast
destroyed the wicked: thou hast put out their name
forever and ever.
6 O enemy, destructions are come to a perpetual
end, and thou hast destroyed the cities: their memorial
is perished with them.
7 But the Lord shall sit forever: he hath prepared
his throne for judgment.
8 For he shall judge the world in righteousness,
and shall judge the people with equity.
9 The Lord also will be a refuge for the poor, a
refuge in due time, even in affliction.
10 And they that know thy Name, will trust in thee:
for thou, Lord, hast not failed them that seek thee.
11 Sing praises to the Lord, which dwelleth in
Zion: show the people his works.
12 For when he maketh inquisition for blood, he
remembereth it, and forgetteth not the complaint of
13 Have mercy upon me, O Lord: consider my
trouble which I suffer of them that hate me, thou
that liftest me up from the gates of death,
14 That I may show all thy praises within the gates of
the daughter of Zion, and rejoice in thy salvation.
15 The heathen are sunken down in the pit that they
made: in the net that they hid, is their foot taken.
16 The Lord is known by executing judgment:
the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands,
17 The wicked shall turn into hell, and all nations
that forget God.
18 For the poor shall not be always forgotten: the
hope of the afflicted shall not perish forever.
19 Up Lord: let not man prevail: let the heathen
be judged in thy sight.
20 Put them in fear, O Lord, that the