1 Praise ye the LORD. Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints.
1 Hallelujah! Sing a new song to the LORD, praising him where the godly gather together.
1 Praise the Lord!Sing to the Lord a new song,And praise Him in the congregation of His godly ones (believers).
2 Let Israel rejoice in him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.
2 May Israel rejoice in its Maker, and Zion's descendants in their King!
3 Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.
3 May they praise his name with dancing, chanting songs to him with tambourines and lyres.
3 Let them praise His name with dancing;Let them sing praises to Him with the tambourine and lyre.
4 For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.
4 For the LORD is pleased with his people; he beautifies the afflicted with salvation.
4 For the Lord takes pleasure in His people;He will beautify the humble with salvation.
5 Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds.
5 May those he loves be exalted, singing for joy on their couches.
5 Let the godly ones exult in glory;Let them sing for joy on their beds.
6 Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand;
6 Let high praises to God be heard in their throats, while they wield two-edged swords in their hands
7 To execute vengeance upon the heathen, and punishments upon the people;
7 as they bring retribution to nations and punishment to nations,
7 To execute vengeance on the nationsAnd punishment on the peoples,
8 To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron;
8 binding their kings with chains, their officials with iron bands,
8 To bind their kings with chainsAnd their nobles with fetters of iron,
9 To execute upon them the judgment written: this honour have all his saints. Praise ye the LORD.
9 and executing the judgment written against them. This is honor for all the ones he loves. Hallelujah!
9 To execute on them the judgment written.This is the honor for all His godly ones.Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!)
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