This people I formed for myself; they shall recount my praise.
And ye a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for acquisition; so that ye should proclaim the excellencies of him having called you out of darkness into his wonderful light:
This shall be written for a later generation: and a people created shall praise Jah.
To give to us, fearlessly, delivered from the hands of our enemies,
And know ye that Jehovah separated the kind one to himself: Jehovah will hear in my calling to him.
Jehovah made all to his purpose, and also the unjust for the day of evil.
And the Lord Jehovah will help to me: for this I was not ashamed; for this I set my face as the flint, and I shall know that I shall not be ashamed.
And thy people all of them just: forever shall they inherit the land, watching his planting, the work of my hand for glory.
To set to those mourning in Zion, to give to them adorning instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, the vestment of praise for the spirit of faintness; and it shall be called to them, The mighty trees of justice of the planting of Jehovah, to be honored.
Or know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit in you, which ye have from God, and ye are not your own?
Whether therefore ye eat, whether ye drink, or what ye do, do ye all things to the glory of God.
Having determined us beforehand for adoption as a son by Jesus Christ to him, according to benevolence of his will,
To him the glory in the church in Christ Jesus to all generations of the times of times. Amen.
For by him were all things created, things in the heavens, and things upon earth, things visible and invisible, whether thrones, whether dominions, whether beginnings, whether authorities: all were created by him, and for him:
Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify to himself a distinguished people. zealous of good works.
By him therefore we should always bring up the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of the lips assenting to his name.
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