Psalm 21:1
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New International Version
For the director of music. A�psalm of�David. The king rejoices in your strength, LORD. How great is his joy in the victories you give!


New American Standard Bible
For the choir director. A Psalm of David. O LORD, in Your strength the king will be glad, And in Your salvation how greatly he will rejoice!


King James Bible
[[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!


Holman Christian Standard Bible
For the choir director. A Davidic psalm. LORD, the king finds joy in Your strength. How greatly he rejoices in Your victory!


International Standard Version
The king rejoices in your strength, LORD. How greatly he rejoices in your deliverance.


American Standard Version
The king shall joy in thy strength, O Jehovah; And in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!


Douay-Rheims Bible
Unto the end. A psalm for David. In thy strength, O Lord, the king shall joy; and in thy salvation he shall rejoice exceedingly.


Darby Bible Translation
{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} The king shall joy in thy strength, Jehovah; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice.


Young's Literal Translation
To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. Jehovah, in Thy strength is the king joyful, In Thy salvation how greatly he rejoiceth.
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Context
The King Rejoices in Your Strength!

1The king shall joy in your strength, O LORD; and in your salvation how greatly shall he rejoice! 2You have given him his heart's desire, and have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah. 3For you prevent him with the blessings of goodness: you set a crown of pure gold on his head. 4He asked life of you, and you gave it him, even length of days for ever and ever. 5His glory is great in your salvation: honor and majesty have you laid on him. 6For you have made him most blessed for ever: you have made him exceeding glad with your countenance. 7For the king trusts in the LORD, and through the mercy of the most High he shall not be moved. 8Your hand shall find out all your enemies: your right hand shall find out those that hate you. 9You shall make them as a fiery oven in the time of your anger: the LORD shall swallow them up in his wrath, and the fire shall devour them. 10Their fruit shall you destroy from the earth, and their seed from among the children of men. 11For they intended evil against you: they imagined a mischievous device, which they are not able to perform. 12Therefore shall you make them turn their back, when you shall make ready your arrows on your strings against the face of them. 13Be you exalted, LORD, in your own strength: so will we sing and praise your power.
Cross References
1 Samuel 2:10
The adversaries of the LORD shall be broken to pieces; out of heaven shall he thunder on them: the LORD shall judge the ends of the earth; and he shall give strength to his king, and exalt the horn of his anointed.


Psalm 2:8
Ask of me, and I shall give you the heathen for your inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth for your possession.


Psalm 18:50
Great deliverance gives he to his king; and shows mercy to his anointed, to David, and to his seed for ever more.


Psalm 59:16
But I will sing of your power; yes, I will sing aloud of your mercy in the morning: for you have been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble.


Psalm 59:17
To you, O my strength, will I sing: for God is my defense, and the God of my mercy.


Psalm 63:11
But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that swears by him shall glory: but the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.


Treasury of Scripture

The king shall joy in your strength, O LORD; and in your salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!

(Title.) A psalm. This is the people's or song of triumph, after the victory for which they prayed in the former psalm.

The king

Psalm 2:6 Yet have I set my king on my holy hill of Zion.

Psalm 20:6,9 Now know I that the LORD saves his anointed; he will hear him from his holy heaven with the saving strength of his right hand...

Psalm 63:11 But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that swears by him shall glory: but the mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped.

Psalm 72:1,2 Give the king your judgments, O God, and your righteousness to the king's son...

Isaiah 9:6,7 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given: and the government shall be on his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful...

Matthew 2:2 Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.

joy

Psalm 28:7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoices...

Psalm 62:7 In God is my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God.

Psalm 95:1 O come, let us sing to the LORD: let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation.

Psalm 99:4 The king's strength also loves judgment; you do establish equity, you execute judgment and righteousness in Jacob.

in thy

Psalm 20:5 We will rejoice in your salvation, and in the name of our God we will set up our banners: the LORD fulfill all your petitions.

Psalm 71:17-24 O God, you have taught me from my youth: and till now have I declared your wondrous works...

Psalm 118:14,15 The LORD is my strength and song, and is become my salvation...

Hebrews 12:2 Looking to Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame...

Strong's Concordance
{{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. }} The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!
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Psalms Chapter 21 Verse 1

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