I will extol thee, O Jehovah; for thou hast raised me up, And hast not made my foes to rejoice over me.
O my God, in thee have I trusted, Let me not be put to shame; Let not mine enemies triumph over me.
Let not them that are mine enemies wrongfully rejoice over me; Neither let them wink with the eye that hate me without a cause.
And Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar-trees, and carpenters, and masons; and they built David a house.
Lest mine enemy say, I have prevailed against him; Lest mine adversaries rejoice when I am moved.
Save thy people, and bless thine inheritance: Be their shepherd also, and bear them up for ever.
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven; for all his works are truth, and his ways justice; and those that walk in pride he is able to abase.
And the officers shall speak unto the people, saying, What man is there that hath built a new house, and hath not dedicated it? let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man dedicate it.
Then David returned to bless his household. And Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David, and said, How glorious was the king of Israel to-day, who uncovered himself to-day in the eyes of the handmaids of his servants, as one of the vain fellows shamelessly uncovereth himself!
that the king said unto Nathan the prophet, See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwelleth within curtains.
And David came to his house at Jerusalem; and the king took the ten women his concubines, whom he had left to keep the house, and put them in ward, and provided them with sustenance, but went not in unto them. So they were shut up unto the day of their death, living in widowhood.
And David built there an altar unto Jehovah, and offered burnt-offerings and peace-offerings. So Jehovah was entreated for the land, and the plague was stayed from Israel.
But Levi and Benjamin counted he not among them; for the king's word was abominable to Joab.
And now shall my head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me. And I will offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto Jehovah.
Oh magnify Jehovah with me, And let us exalt his name together.
Judge me, O Jehovah my God, according to thy righteousness; And let them not rejoice over me.
We are become a reproach to our neighbors, A scoffing and derision to them that are round about us.
Wherefore should the nations say, Where is their God? Let the avenging of the blood of thy servants which is shed Be known among the nations in our sight.
All that pass by the way rob him: He is become a reproach to his neighbors.
Grant not, O Jehovah, the desires of the wicked; Further not his evil device, lest they exalt themselves. Selah
All that pass by clap their hands at thee; They hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem,'saying , Is this the city that men called The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?