The Bible in Its Traditions

Psalms 149:1–9

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Hallelujah. Sing unto YHWH a new song, and His praise in the assembly of the saints.

Alleluia. Sing to the Lord a new song: his praise is in the assembly of the saints.

PRAISE the LORD. Sing to the LORD a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints.

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Let Israel rejoice in his Maker; let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.

Let them praise His name in the dance; let them sing praises unto Him with the timbrel and harp.

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For YHWH taketh pleasure in His people; He adorneth the humble with salvation.

For the Lord takes pleasure in his people; and will exalt the meek with salvation.

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Let the saints exult in glory; let them sing for joy upon their beds.

The saints shall rejoice in glory; and shall exult on their beds.

Let the righteous become mighty in glory; let them glorify him upon their beds.

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Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a two-edged sword in their hand;

The exultations of God will be in their throat, and two-edged swords will be in their hands

Let them exalt God with their throats, and with a two-edged sword in their hand,

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To execute vengeance upon the nations, and chastisements upon the peoples;

to obtain vindication among the nations, chastisements among the peoples,

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To bind their kings with chains, and their nobles with fetters of iron;

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To execute upon them the judgment written; He is the glory of all His saints. Hallelujah.

to obtain judgment over them, as it has been written. This is glory for all his saints. Alleluia.