Psalm 108

Be exalted, God, above the heavens. [UPDATED]

 


 

BE EXALTED, GOD, ABOVE THE HEAVENS

A Song. A Psalm by David.

 

VERSE 1. My heart is steadfast, God. I will sing and I will make music with my soul.

steadfast. It could also be translated as “fixed.”

 

VERSE 2. Wake up, harp and lyre! I will wake up the dawn.

 

VERSE 3. I will give thanks to you, LORD, among the nations. I will sing praises to you among the peoples.

among the nations. The Old Testament foresee Gentiles coming to faith in the One God of Israel and bringing gifts to Jerusalem. Here are the key Bible verses about this »

 

VERSE 4. For your loving kindness is great above the heavens. Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.

 

VERSE 5. Be exalted, God, above the heavens! Let your glory be over all the earth.

 

VERSE 6. That your beloved may be delivered, save with your right hand, and answer us.

right hand. The Bible often mentions “the right hand” of God. That is a position of power and honor. We believe it refers to Jesus Christ. More verses about the right hand.

 

VERSE 7. God has spoken from his sanctuary: “In triumph, I will divide Shechem, and measure out the valley of Succoth.

 

VERSE 8. Gilead is mine. Manasseh is mine. Ephraim also is my helmet. Judah is my scepter.

 

VERSE 9. Moab is my wash pot. I will toss my sandal on Edom. I will shout over Philistia.”

 

VERSE 10. Who will bring me into the fortified city? Who has led me to Edom?

 

VERSE 11. Haven’t you rejected us, God? You don’t go out, God, with our armies.

 

VERSE 12. Give us help against the enemy, for the help of man is vain.

 

VERSE 13. Through God, we will do valiantly. For it is he who will tread down our enemies.

tread down our enemies. Our victory is in the LORD God.

 


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