138:1 A Psalm of David. I will give Thee thanks with my whole heart, in the presence of the mighty will I sing praises unto Thee.
138:2 I will bow down toward Thy holy temple, and give thanks unto Thy name for Thy mercy and for Thy truth; for Thou hast magnified Thy word above all Thy name.
138:3 In the day that I called, Thou didst answer me; Thou didst encourage me in my soul with strength.
138:4 All the kings of the earth shall give Thee thanks, O the Lord, for they have heard the words of Thy mouth.
138:5 Yea, they shall sing of the ways of the Lord; for great is the glory of the Lord.
138:6 For though the Lord be high, yet regardeth He the lowly, and the haughty He knoweth from afar.
138:7 Though I walk in the midst of trouble, Thou quickenest me; Thou stretchest forth Thy hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and Thy right hand doth save me.
138:8 the Lord will accomplish that which concerneth me; Thy mercy, O the Lord, endureth for ever; forsake not the work of Thine own hands.
ledhâvidh 'odhekha bhekhol-libbiy neghedh 'elohiym.'azammerekhâ
138:1 ledhâvidh 'odhekha bhekhol-libbiy neghedh 'elohiym.'azammerekhâ
138:2 'eshtachaveh 'el-hêykhal qodhshekha ve'odheh 'eth-shemekha`al-chasdekha ve`al-'amittekha kiy-highdaltâ `al-kâl-shimkha 'imrâthekha
138:3 beyom qârâ'thiy vatta`anêniy tarhibhêniy bhenaphshiy `oz
138:4 yodhukhaAdonay kol-malkhêy-'ârets kiy shâm`u 'imrêy-phiykha
138:5 veyâshiyrubedharkhêy Adonay kiy ghâdhol kebhodh Adonay
138:6 kiy-râmAdonay veshâphâl yir'eh veghâbhoah mimmerchâq yeyêdhâ`
138:7 'im-'êlêkh beqerebh tsârâh techayyêniy `al 'aph 'oyebhay tishlach yâdhekhavethoshiy`êniy yemiynekha
138:8 Adonay yighmor ba`adhiy Adonaychasdekha le`olâm ma`asêy yâdheykha 'al-tereph
version of the psalms is from the Jewish Publication Society (JPS),
a translation of the Hebrew Bible published in 1917.
The text is in the public domain.
Source for English: http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/jps/psa.htm
Source for transliteration: http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/tv/psa.htm
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