138:1 [A Psalm] of David. I will praise thee with my whole
heart: before the gods will I sing praise to thee.
138:2 I will worship towards thy holy temple, and praise thy
name for thy loving-kindness and for thy truth: for thou hast
magnified thy word above all thy name.
138:3 In the day when I cried thou didst answer me, [and]
strengthen me [with] strength in my soul.
138:4 All the kings of the earth shall praise thee, O LORD, when
they hear the words of thy mouth.
138:5 Yes, they shall sing in the ways of the LORD: for great
[is] the glory of the LORD.
138:6 Though the LORD [is] high, yet hath he respect to the
lowly: but the proud he knoweth afar off.
138:7 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, thou wilt revive
me: thou wilt stretch forth thy hand against the wrath of my
enemies, and thy right hand will save me.
138:8 The LORD will perfect [that which] concerneth me: thy
mercy, O LORD, [endureth] for ever: forsake not the works thy