1 To the chief Musician, A Psalm [and] Song of David. Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Zion: and to thee shall the vow be performed. waiteth: Heb. is silent
2 O thou that hearest prayer, to thee shall all flesh come.
3 Iniquities prevail against me: as for our transgressions, thou shalt purge them away. Iniquities: Heb. Words, or, Matters of iniquities
4 Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach to thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple.
5 By terrible things in righteousness wilt thou answer us, O God of our salvation; who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth, and of them that are afar off upon the sea:
6 Who by his strength setteth fast the mountains; being girded with power:
7 Who stilleth the noise of the seas, the noise of their waves, and the tumult of the people.
8 They also that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid at thy signs: thou makest the outgoings of the morning and evening to rejoice. rejoice: or, sing
9 Thou visitest the earth, and waterest it: thou greatly enrichest it with the river of God, which is full of water: thou preparest them grain, when thou hast so provided for it. and…: or, after thou hadst made it to desire rain
10 Thou waterest the ridges of it abundantly: thou settlest its furrows: thou makest it soft with showers: thou blessest its growth. settlest: or, causest rain to descend into makest…: Heb. dissolvest it
11 Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness. with: Heb. of
12 They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness: and the little hills rejoice on every side. rejoice…: Heb. are girded with joy
13 The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered over with grain; they shout for joy, they also sing.