Psalms Chapter 117
The psalmist praiseth God for his delivery from evils: putteth his whole trust in him; and foretelleth the coming of Christ.
117:1. Give praise to the Lord, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.
117:2. Let Israel now say, that he is good: that his mercy endureth for ever.
117:3. Let the house of Aaron now say, that his mercy endureth for ever.
117:4. Let them that fear the Lord now say, that his mercy endureth for ever.
117:5. In my trouble I called upon the Lord: and the Lord heard me, and enlarged me.
117:6. The Lord is my helper: I will not fear what man can do unto me.
117:7. The Lord is my helper: and I will look over my enemies.
117:8. It is good to confide in the Lord, rather than to have confidence in man.
117:9. It is good to trust in the Lord, rather than to trust in princes.
117:10. All nations compassed me about; and, in the name of the Lord I have been revenged on them.
117:11. Surrounding me they compassed me about: and in the name of the Lord I have been revenged on them.
117:12. They surrounded me like bees, and they burned like fire among thorns: and in the name of the Lord I was revenged on them.
117:13. Being pushed I was overturned that I might fall: but the Lord supported me.
117:14. The Lord is my strength and my praise: and he is become my salvation.
117:15. The voice of rejoicing and of salvation is in the tabernacles of the just.
117:16. The right hand of the Lord hath wrought strength: the right hand of the Lord hath exalted me: the right hand of the Lord hath wrought strength.
117:17. I shall not die, but live: and shall declare the works of the Lord.
117:18. The Lord chastising hath chastised me: but he hath not delivered me over to death.
117:19. Open ye to me the gates of justice: I will go in to them, and give praise to the Lord.
117:20. This is the gate of the Lord, the just shall enter into it.
117:21. I will give glory to thee because thou hast heard me: and art become my salvation.
117:22. The stone which the builders rejected; the same is become the head of the corner.
117:23. This is the Lord's doing , and it is wonderful in our eyes.
117:24. This is the day which the Lord hath made: let us be glad and rejoice therein.
117:25. O Lord, save me: O Lord, give good success.
117:26. Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the Lord. We have blessed you out of the house of the Lord.
117:27. The Lord is God, and he hath shone upon us. Appoint a solemn day, with shady boughs, even to the horn of the altar.
117:28. Thou art my God, and I will praise thee: thou art my God, and I will exalt thee. I will praise thee, because thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation.
117:29. O praise ye the Lord, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.