Psalm 138
GOD'S WORD® Translation

1[By David.] I will give thanks to you with all my heart. I will make music to praise you in front of the false gods.

2I will bow toward your holy temple. I will give thanks to your name because of your mercy and truth. You have made your name and your promise greater than everything.

3When I called, you answered me. You made me bold by strengthening my soul.

4All the kings of the earth will give thanks to you, O LORD, because they have heard the promises you spoke.

5They will sing this about the ways of the LORD: "The LORD's honor is great!"

6Even though the LORD is high above, he sees humble people [close up], and he recognizes arrogant people from a distance.

7Even though I walk into the middle of trouble, you guard my life against the anger of my enemies. You stretch out your hand, and your right hand saves me.

8The LORD will do everything for me. O LORD, your mercy endures forever. Do not let go of what your hands have made.

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