THE HOLY BIBLE Authorized King James

Psalms (Author Moses, David, Solomon, Asaph, Heman, Ethan, sons of Korah, compiled by Ezra)

27:1The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

27:2When the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.

27:3Though an host should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear: though war should rise against me, in this will I be confident.

27:4One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple.

27:5For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.

27:6And now shall mine head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD.

27:7Hear, O LORD, when I cry with my voice: have mercy also upon me, and answer me.

27:8When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek.

27:9Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy servant away in anger: thou hast been my help; leave me not, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation.

27:10When my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up.

27:11Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because of mine enemies.

27:12Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.

27:13I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.

27:14Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.



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