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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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NEW WORLD TRANSLATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES (1984 EDITION) See 2013 revision

Psalms 138:1-8

Of David. 138  I shall laud you with all my heart.+ In front of other gods* I shall make melody to you.+   I shall bow down toward your holy temple,+ And I shall laud your name,+ Because of your loving-kindness*+ and because of your trueness.*+ For you have magnified your saying+ even above all your name.+   On the day that I called, you also proceeded to answer me;+ You began to make me bold in my soul with strength.+   All the kings of the earth will laud you, O Jehovah,+ For they will have heard the sayings of your mouth.   And they will sing about the ways of Jehovah,+ For the glory of Jehovah is great.+   For Jehovah is high, and yet the humble one he sees;+ But the lofty one he knows only from a distance.+   If I should walk in the midst of distress, you will preserve me alive.+ Because of* the anger of my enemies you will thrust out your hand,+ And your right hand will save me.+   Jehovah himself will complete what is in my behalf.+ O Jehovah, to time indefinite is your loving-kindness.+ Do not desert the works of your own hands.+

Footnotes

“Gods.” Heb., ʼelo·him′; LXXSyVg, “angels”; T, “judges.”
Or, “loyal love.”
“Your trueness (truthfulness; truth).” Heb., ʼamit·te′kha (from ʼemeth′).
Or, “Against.”