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¶ O GIVE thanks to the LORD;
for he is good and his mercy endures for ever.
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Let Israel now say that his mercy endures for ever.
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Let the house of Aaron now say that his mercy endures for ever.
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Let them that worship the LORD say that his mercy endures for ever.
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Out of my distress I called upon the LORD;
the LORD answered me and relieved me.
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The LORD is my help, I will not fear;
what can man do to me?
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The LORD is my helper;
therefore shall I see my desire upon them that hate me.
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It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.
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It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in princes.
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All nations surrounded me;
but in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.
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They surrounded me;
yea, they surrounded me;
but in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.
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They surrounded me like hornets;
they are quenched like the fire of stubble;
for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.
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I have been repelled that I might be overthrown and fall;
but the LORD helped me.
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The LORD is my strength and song, and has become my salvation.
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The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tabernacles of the righteous;
the right hand of the LORD does valiantly.
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The right hand of the LORD has exalted me;
the right hand of the LORD does valiantly.
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I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.
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The LORD has chastened me severely;
but he has not given me over to death.
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Open to me the gates of righteousness;
I will go into them, and I will praise the LORD.
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This is the gate of the LORD, into which the righteous shall enter.
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I will give thanks to thee;
for thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation.
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The stone which the builders rejected has become the headstone of the corner.
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This is the LORD’S doing;
it is marvellous in our eyes.
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This is the day which the LORD has made;
we will rejoice and be glad in it.
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Save me, O LORD;
O LORD, deliver me.
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Blessed be he that comes in the name of the LORD;
we have blessed you out of the house of the LORD.
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O LORD, our God, enlighten us;
bind our festival processions as an unbroken chain, even to the horns of the altar.
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Thou art my God, and I will give thanks to thee;
thou art my God, I will exalt thee.
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O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good;
for his mercy endures for ever.