21:1 The king shall joy in thy strength, O Jehovah; And in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!
21:2 Thou hast given him his heart's desire, And hast not withholden the request of his lips. Selah
21:3 For thou meetest him with the blessings of goodness: Thou settest a crown of fine gold on his head.
21:4 He asked life of thee, thou gavest it him, Even length of days for ever and ever.
21:5 His glory is great in thy salvation: Honor and majesty dost thou lay upon him.
21:6 For thou makest him most blessed for ever: Thou makest him glad with joy in thy presence.
21:7 For the king trusteth in Jehovah; And through the lovingkindness of the Most High he shall not be moved.
21:8 Thy hand will find out all thine enemies; Thy right hand will find out those that hate thee.
21:9 Thou wilt make them as a fiery furnace in the time of thine anger: Jehovah will swallow them up in his wrath, And the fire shall devour them.
21:10 Their fruit wilt thou destroy from the earth, And their seed from among the children of men.
21:11 For they intended evil against thee; They conceived a device which they are not able to perform.
21:12 For thou wilt make them turn their back; Thou wilt make ready with thy bowstrings against their face.
21:13 Be thou exalted, O Jehovah, in thy strength: So will we sing and praise thy power. Psalm 22 For the Chief Musician; set to Aijaleth hash-Shahar. A Psalm of David.