Psalm 21

1 A melody of David.
O Jehovah, in your strength the king rejoices; How greatly he rejoices in your acts of salvation!

2 You have granted him the desire of his heart, And you have not withheld the request of his lips.

3 For you meet him with rich blessings; You place a crown of fine gold on his head.

4 He asked you for life, and you gave it to him, A long life, forever and ever.

5 Your acts of salvation bring him great glory. Dignity and splendor you bestow on him.

6 You make him blessed forever; You make him glad with the joy of your presence.

7 For the king trusts in Jehovah; Because of the loyal love of the Most High, he will never be shaken.

8 Your hand will find all your enemies; Your right hand will find those hating you.

9 You will make them like a fiery furnace at the appointed time when you give them attention. Jehovah will swallow them up in his anger, and fire will consume them.

10 Their descendants you will destroy from the earth, And their offspring from the sons of men.

11 For they intended to do what is bad against you; They have devised schemes that will not succeed.

12 For you will make them retreat By aiming your bow at them.

13 Rise up, O Jehovah, in your strength. We will sing praises to your mightiness.