Bible: Psalm 34
Psalm 34 1
34:1 Written by David, when he pretended to be insane before Abimelech, causing the king to send him away. 2
I will praise 3 the
my mouth will continually praise him. 4
34:2 I will boast 5 in the
let the oppressed hear and rejoice! 6
34:3 Magnify the
Let’s praise 7 his name together!
34:4 I sought the
he delivered me from all my fears.
34:5 Those who look to him for help are happy;
their faces are not ashamed. 9
34:6 This oppressed man cried out and the
he saved him 10 from all his troubles.
34:8 Taste 14 and see that the
for his loyal followers 20 lack nothing!
34:10 Even young lions sometimes lack food and are hungry,
but those who seek the
34:11 Come children! Listen to me!
I will teach you what it means to fear the
34:12 Do you want to really live? 22
Would you love to live a long, happy life? 23
34:13 Then make sure you don’t speak evil words 24
or use deceptive speech! 25
34:14 Turn away from evil and do what is right! 26
Strive for peace and promote it! 27
and hears their cry for help. 28
34:16 But the
and wipes out all memory of them from the earth. 29
34:17 The godly 30 cry out and the
he saves them from all their troubles. 31
not one of them is broken. 40
34:21 Evil people self-destruct; 41
those who hate the godly are punished. 42
all who take shelter in him escape punishment. 44