I will extol you, Yahweh, for you have raised me up, and have not made my foes to rejoice over me.
My God, I have trusted in you. Don't let me be shamed. Don't let my enemies triumph over me.
Don't let those who are my enemies wrongfully rejoice over me; neither let those who hate me without a cause wink their eyes.
Hiram king of Tyre sent messengers to David, and cedar trees, and carpenters, and masons; and they built David a house.
Lest my enemy say, "I have prevailed against him;" Lest my adversaries rejoice when I fall.
Save your people, and bless your inheritance. Be their shepherd also, and bear them up forever. A Psalm by David.
Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise and extol and honor the King of heaven; for all his works are truth, and his ways justice; and those who walk in pride he is able to abase.
The officers shall speak to the people, saying, "What man is there who has built a new house, and has 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. Michal the daughter of Saul came out to meet David, and said, "How glorious the king of Israel was today, who uncovered himself today in the eyes of the handmaids of his servants, as one of the vain fellows shamelessly uncovers himself!"
that the king said to Nathan the prophet, "See now, I dwell in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells within curtains."
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 custody, and provided them with sustenance, but didn't go in to them. So they were shut up to the day of their death, living in widowhood.
David built an altar to Yahweh there, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings. So Yahweh was entreated for the land, and the plague was stayed from Israel.
But he didn't count Levi and Benjamin among them; for the king's word was abominable to Joab.
Now my head will be lifted up above my enemies around me. I will offer sacrifices of joy in his tent. I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to Yahweh.
Oh magnify Yahweh with me. Let us exalt his name together.
Vindicate me, Yahweh my God, according to your righteousness. Don't let them gloat over me.
We have become a reproach to our neighbors, a scoffing and derision to those who are around us.
Why should the nations say, "Where is their God?" Let it be known among the nations, before our eyes, that vengeance for your servants' blood is being poured out.
All who pass by the way rob him. He has become a reproach to his neighbors.
Yahweh, don't grant the desires of the wicked. Don't let their evil plans succeed, or they will become proud. Selah.
All that pass by clap their hands at you. 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?