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Psalm Twenty

by Dr. Henry M. Morris

(taken from the Defender's Study Bible)

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To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.

Psalm 20:1 The LORD hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee;

Psalm 20:2 Send thee help from the sanctuary, and strengthen thee out of Zion;

Psalm 20:3 Remember all thy offerings, and accept thy burnt sacrifice; Selah

Psalm 20:4 Grant thee according to thine own heart, and fulfil all thy counsel.

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

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

his anointed. That is, “His Messiah.”

Psalm 20:7 Some trust in chariots, and some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.

Some trust. Some trust in military power, some in horsepower, but true salvation results from spiritual power.

Psalm 20:8 They are brought down and fallen: but we are risen, and stand upright.

Psalm 20:9 Save, LORD: let the king hear us when we call.