Psalms - Chapter 21 | Good News Translation

  • 1. The king is glad, O LORD, because you gave him strength; he rejoices because you made him victorious.
  • 2. You have given him his heart's desire; you have answered his request.
  • 3. You came to him with great blessings and set a crown of gold on his head.
  • 4. He asked for life, and you gave it, a long and lasting life.
  • 5. His glory is great because of your help; you have given him fame and majesty.
  • 6. Your blessings are with him forever, and your presence fills him with joy.
  • 7. The king trusts in the LORD Almighty; and because of the LORD's constant love he will always be secure.
  • 8. The king will capture all his enemies; he will capture everyone who hates him.
  • 9. He will destroy them like a blazing fire when he appears. The LORD will devour them in his anger, and fire will consume them.
  • 10. None of their descendants will survive; the king will kill them all.
  • 11. They make their plans, and plot against him, but they will not succeed.
  • 12. He will shoot his arrows at them and make them turn and run.
  • 13. We praise you, LORD, for your great strength! We will sing and praise your power.