I will praise You, O LORD, with my whole heart;
I will tell of all Your marvelous works. 2 I will be glad and a rejoice in You;
I will sing praise to Your name, b O Most High.
When my enemies turn back,
They shall fall and perish at Your presence. 4 For You have maintained my right and my cause;
You sat on the throne judging in righteousness.
You have rebuked the 1 nations,
You have destroyed the wicked;
You have c blotted out their name forever and ever. 6 O enemy, destructions are finished forever!
And you have destroyed cities;
Even their memory has d perished.
e But the LORD shall endure forever;
He has prepared His throne for judgment. 8 f He shall judge the world in righteousness,
And He shall administer judgment for the peoples in uprightness.
The LORD also will be a g refuge 2 for the oppressed,
A refuge in times of trouble. 10 And those who h know Your name will put their trust in You;
For You, LORD, have not forsaken those who seek You.
Sing praises to the LORD, who dwells in Zion!
i Declare His deeds among the people. 12 j When He avenges blood, He remembers them;
He does not forget the cry of the 3 humble.
Have mercy on me, O LORD!
Consider my trouble from those who hate me,
You who lift me up from the gates of death, 14 That I may tell of all Your praise
In the gates of 4 the daughter of Zion.
I will k rejoice in Your salvation.
l The 5 nations have sunk down in the pit which they made;
In the net which they hid, their own foot is caught. 16 The LORD is m known by the judgment He executes;
The wicked is snared in the work of his own hands.
n Meditation. 6 Selah
The wicked shall be turned into hell,
And all the 7 nations o that forget God.
p For the needy shall not always be forgotten;
q The expectation of the poor shall not perish forever.
Arise, O LORD,
Do not let man prevail;
Let the 8 nations be judged in Your sight. 20 Put them in fear, O LORD,
That the 9 nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah