New American Standard Bible

Psalm 33

Praise to the Creator and Preserver.

1Sing for joy in the Lord, O you righteous ones;
Praise is becoming to the upright.
Give thanks to the Lord with the lyre;
Sing praises to Him with a harp of ten strings.
Sing to Him a new song;
Play skillfully with a shout of joy.
For the word of the Lord is upright,
And all His work is done in faithfulness.
He loves righteousness and justice;
The earth is full of the lovingkindness of the Lord.

By the word of the Lord the heavens were made,
And by the breath of His mouth all their host.
He gathers the waters of the sea together [a]as a heap;
He lays up the deeps in storehouses.
Let all the earth fear the Lord;
Let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of Him.
For He spoke, and it was done;
He commanded, and it [b]stood fast.
10 The Lord nullifies the counsel of the nations;
He frustrates the plans of the peoples.
11 The counsel of the Lord stands forever,
The plans of His heart from generation to generation.
12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord,
The people whom He has chosen for His own inheritance.

13 The Lord looks from heaven;
He sees all the sons of men;
14 From His dwelling place He looks out
On all the inhabitants of the earth,
15 He who fashions [c]the hearts of them all,
He who understands all their works.
16 The king is not saved by a mighty army;
A warrior is not delivered by great strength.
17 A horse is a false hope for victory;
Nor does it deliver anyone by its great strength.

18 Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear Him,
On those who [d]hope for His lovingkindness,
19 To deliver their soul from death
And to keep them alive in famine.
20 Our soul waits for the Lord;
He is our help and our shield.
21 For our heart rejoices in Him,
Because we trust in His holy name.
22 Let Your lovingkindness, O Lord, be upon us,
According as we have [e]hoped in You.

Notas al pie

  1. Psalm 33:7 Some versions read in a water skin; i.e. container
  2. Psalm 33:9 Or stood forth
  3. Psalm 33:15 Or their heart together
  4. Psalm 33:18 Or wait
  5. Psalm 33:22 Or waited for

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Salme 33

Lovsang om Herrens magt og trofasthed

1Råb af glæde, I, der kender Herren.
    Det er godt at prise og lovsynge ham.
Spil en takkesang på lyren,
    skøn musik på den ti-strengede harpe.
Syng en ny sang for Herren,
    spil smukt på lyren og råb af fryd.

For Herrens bud er gode,
    og alt, hvad han gør, er rigtigt.
Han elsker det rette og gode,
    hans nåde mærkes i hele verden.
Da Herren talte, blev himlen skabt,
    alle stjerner blev til på hans ord.
Han samlede vandet, så det blev til hav,
    han dannede et mægtigt vandreservoir.
Hele jorden bør give ham ære,
    alle mennesker bør vise ham respekt.
Et ord fra ham satte verden i gang,
    på hans befaling blev jorden til.
10 Herren ødelægger folkenes planer
    og forhindrer deres mange intriger.
11 Men Herrens planer står fast for evigt,
    hans tanker bliver altid til virkelighed.
12 Lykkeligt er det folk, som har Herren til Gud,
    dem han valgte som sit ejendomsfolk.

13 Herren ser ned fra Himlen,
    han ser på alle menneskene.
14 Fra sin bolig iagttager han dem alle,
    han holder øje med verdens befolkning.
15 Det er ham, der har skabt dem alle,
    han kender deres motiver og handlinger.
16 En konge sejrer ikke ved sin store hær,
    en helt vinder ikke ved sin egen styrke.
17 Stridsheste kan være nok så stærke,
    det er dog ikke dem, der giver sejren.
18 Men de, der ærer Herren og stoler på ham,
    oplever hans trofasthed og nåde.
19 Han redder dem fra døden
    og hjælper dem i hungersnøden.
20 Vi venter på, at Herren griber ind,
    det er ham, der hjælper og beskytter os.

21 Det er en stor glæde at kende ham,
    vi stoler på hans magt og herlighed.
22 Herre, vis os din trofaste kærlighed,
    til dig alene har vi sat vores håb.