Sing: A resource for Singing the Psalms
Blessed is the man who does not walk within the wicked way; Nor stand in the path of sinners, Nor sit where the scoffers stay.
Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of earth together with rulers stand arraigned...
God, answer when I call to You, for You are all my righteousness; Be gracious, Lord, and hear my prayer, O give me hope in my distress.
Give ear to my words, O Lord, my deep groaning don't ignore. Hear and heed my pleading prayer, as I come and seek Your care.
O Lord, my God in You I refuge take, Save me from those who would pursue my life. Like a strong lion they would tear and shake, Leaving no help in all my painful strife.
Lord, our Lord, majestic is Thy name throughout the whole wide earth; You display and set Your splendor o’er the heav’ns which show Your worth.
Why, Lord, do You stand far away in times of trial and pain? The wicked ones in arrogance afflict the weak for gain.
In God alone I refuge take; How can you say to me: “Look, how the wicked bend their bow – Now to your mountain flee!
How long, Lord, will You forget me? How long will You hide Your face? How long, Lord, will this depression grip my soul in its embrace?
The fool has said within his heart, “I know there is no God.” He is corrupt, his deeds are vile; There’s no one who does good.
Preserve me, O my God – I take refuge in Thee; I said to Yahweh, “You're my Lord; I have no good but Thee.”
Lord, hear my plea, attend my cry, unto my prayer give heed, My righteous plea does not from false, deceitful lips proceed.
The heavens are telling the glory of God; and the skies are declaring the work of His hands. For day after day they speak, pouring forth knowledge, and night after night is displayed their expanse.
O may the Lord give heed to you, when troubled days are nigh; And may the name of Jacob’s God protect you from on high.
My God, my God, O why have You forsaken me, and why are You so far from saving me, while groaning words I cry?
The Lord’s my Shepherd; I have all I need; He makes me lie down in the pastures green. Beside still waters, He does gently lead, Restores my soul when I upon Him lean.
As unto You I lift my soul, O Lord, I trust in Thee; but let me not be put to shame, nor foes gloat over me.
Lord, vindicate me, for I’ve walked in my integrity; For I have led a blameless life, I’ve trusted, Lord, in Thee.
To you I call, O Lord my Rock; don't turn your ear from me, for if You're silent, then like those within the pit I'll be.
Ascribe to the Lord, all you ones of great might. Ascribe to Him glory and strength in your sight. Ascribe to Him glory, do His Name adore; In splendor of holiness, worship the Lord.
In You, O Lord, I refuge take, let me be never put to shame; and in your righteousness, O Lord, deliver me—I trust Your name.
Blessed is the man whose sin is covered over by the Lord; whose transgressions are forgiven, whose guilt God does not record.
Sing unto the Lord, all you righteous most joyful, For fitting it is for the upright to praise. With harp and with lyre, come make music before Him; sing new songs, play skillfully, joyous shouts raise.
All of my days I'll bless and praise the Lord; His praise will ever be within my mouth. Boast, O my soul, extol the living Lord; let all the humble hear it and be glad.
Contend, O Lord, with those who do contend with me; and fight against all those arrayed who battle against me.
Don’t fret because of evil men; of wicked ones, don't env'ous be; for they, like grass, will fade away; like plants they’ll wilt and die quickly.
Lord, don't rebuke me in Your wrath, in anger don't chide me; Your arrows pierce me and Your hand is heavy upon me.
I waited for the Lord my God; I waited patiently; and He in mercy heard my cry; inclined His ear to me.
How blessed is the one who loves the helpless and the weak; the Lord delivers and protects that one when troubles peak.
O vindicate and plead my cause, O God, against the foe; Come rescue me from wicked men, a nation vile and low.
O God, we have heard what our fathers have told, what You did in their days, days glor'ous of old.
God is our refuge and our strength, in trouble He’s our aid; Therefore, although the earth be moved, we will not be afraid [...]
O clap your hands, you nations all, and shout with joyful mirth! How awesome is the Lord Most High; great King o’er all the earth!
Hear this, all people, and give ear, all in the world that dwell; Both low and high, both rich and poor; My mouth shall wisdom tell [...]
The mighty One who’s God and Lord speaks to all earth around; He summons all from rising sun to where the sun goes down.
Why do you boast, O mighty man, of evil and of ill? The cov’nant love of God endures, and it forever will.
The fool says in his heart, "There is not any God." They are corrupt; their deeds are vile; there's no one who does good.
Listen to my prayer, O God, and do not ignore my plea; hear and answer, for my thoughts do dismay and trouble me...
Be merciful to me, O God, for vile men pursue me; all through the day they come at me, strongly attacking me.
You rulers, do you speak what’s just, and judge right among men? No, in your heart’s unrighteousness; violence is in your hand.
Deliver me, O God, from those that are my enemies; protect me from all those who do rise up to threaten me.
Hear my cry, O God my Savior, listen to my prayer below; from the ends of earth I call You, as my heart grows faint and low.
My soul in silence waits for God; salvation comes from Him; He only is my rock and tow’r; I shall not be shaken.
O hear me, my God, as I cry unto You, protect me from threats which the wicked will do. O hide me when enemies seek to do wrong, and shelter me safe from the plots of the strong.
Silence and praise wait for You, O my God; Await in Zion where the vows are paid; O, Lord who hears the prayers that we do pray, To You all flesh will come with off’rings made.
May God be gracious to us, and bless us from above, Make His face shine upon us, with all His cov’nant love [...]
Let God arise, and scattered far let all His en’mies be; And let His foes that do Him hate before His presence flee.
O God, deliver me; O Lord, make haste – help me! Let those ashamed and humbled be who seek my life wrongly.
In You, O Lord, I refuge take; let me not be ashamed; Deliver me in righteousness by which You, Lord, are named.
Surely God is good to Isr’el, to those who are pure in heart; As for me, my feet had slipped, my foothold nearly fell apart.
O God, why have You now rejected us? Why does Your anger burn against Your sheep? You purchased us – Your own inheritance; recall Your people, and Mt. Zion keep.
In Judah God is known; great name in Israel; His tent is in Jerusalem; in Zion He does dwell. For there He broke the spears; the flashing arrows bright; The swords and shields, the weapons all of war by His great might.
I cried out to my God for help; I cried for God to hear; when in distress, I sought the Lord, no comfort was found near.
The nations have invaded Your heritage, O God; they have defiled Your temple; Jerus’lem's now but sod.
Hear us, O King of Israel, who shepherds Joseph very well; And like a flock You care for him, enthroned between the cherubim.
God takes His stand and judges in the midst of "gods" justly: How long will you unjustly judge; show partiality?
O my God, do not keep silent; be not quiet, be not still! For Your foes do make an uproar, rear their heads against Your will.
Lord, You showed Your land Your favor and restored captivity and restored captivity. You did cover all our sin and did forgive iniquity.
Hear me, O Lord, and answer me; I'm poor and in great need; come, guard my life; You are my God – Save me! I trust in Thee.
O Lord God, the God who saves me, day and night I cry to You. Turn Your ear to hear my anguish; may my prayer come before You.
I will sing His love forever, with my mouth I’ll make Him known; Faithfulness which leaves us never; His love is upon the throne!
Who with God Most High finds shelter; In th'Almighty's shadow hides; To the Lord I'll say, "My Refuge"; In my God, my trust abides.
To render thanks unto the Lord; it is a goodly thing; And to Your name, O Lord Most High, with music to You sing.
O Lord God, unto whom alone all vengeance does belong; O God who does avenge, shine forth, and do avenge all wrong.
Come, let us sing for joy unto the Lord; Shout to the Rock of our salvation sure. Come with thanksgiving, who to God belong, Shout joyfully to Him with grateful song.
The Lord reigns, let earth be glad, and let the distant shores rejoice; Clouds and darkness do surround Him; righteousness in Him finds voice.
O sing to God a joyful song, For He has done great things; His right hand and His holy arm great saving pow’r do bring.
Shout joyfully unto the Lord; Let all the earth now sing! Come worship; serve with gladsome heart, Your songs before Him bring.
I will sing Your love and justice; to You, Lord, I will sing praise; I'll be careful to be blameless; When will You, Lord, fill my days?
Bless the Lord, my soul, let all that is within me bless His Name. Bless the Lord, my soul, forget not all His mercies to proclaim.
My soul, bless the Lord! Lord God, You are great! With honor arrayed, majestic in state; You cover yourself with a garment of light, And stretch out the sky as a curtain by night.
O praise the Lord! O thank the Lord, for bountiful is He; Because His lovingkindness lasts through all eternity.
O praise the Lord, for He is good; His mercies still endure; Thus say the ransomed of the Lord, from all their foes secure.
O God, the One I ever praise, O do not silent be; for wicked and deceitful men do mock and slander me.
The Lord said to my Lord, "Sit at My right hand; until all your enemies no more can stand.
All praise to the Lord Almighty, Bless'd are those who fear His name. Come and revel in His statutes, Delight in His righteous fame!
Praise the Lord, sing Hallelujah! Praise, O servants of the Lord; Praise His Name, and blessed be His Name both now and evermore.
Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to Your name glory be; Because of Your lovingkindness, and Your truth shown faithfully.
I love God because He hears the supplication of my voice; He has turned His ear to me, and so I’ll trust Him and rejoice.
O praise the Lord, for He is good; His love endures always; let those of Israel now say, "His love endures always."
Blessed are the pure in heart; Those who never disobey; Never from their Lord depart, never leave His perfect way.
I lift my eyes up to the hills – Where does my help find birth? My help comes from the Lord who made the heavens and the earth.
I was so glad when they said unto me, "Come, let's go to the house of God the Lord." Our feet are standing here within your gates, O bless'd Jerusalem, of God adored.
If the Lord had not been with us – O, let Israel now say; if the Lord had not been with us, when we were amidst the fray.
Those who trust in the Lord are like Mt. Zion’s hill which can’t be shaken, but endures forever firmly still.
Unless the Lord does build the house, The builders work in vain; Unless the Lord the city guards, The watchmen guard in vain.
Bless'd are all those who fear the Lord, Who walk within His ways; You'll eat the fruit of all your work, And bless'd will be your days.
Out of the depths I cry to You, O Lord, now hear my voice! Let Your ears be attentive to my cry for mercy voiced.
O Lord, my heart’s not proud, Nor haughty are my eyes; I don’t chase after matters great or things for me too wise.
How good it is, and pleasant, too, A witness pure and right; When brothers live in unity, Together in delight.
Bless the Lord, all you His servants, All you servants of the Lord; You who serve by night within the sanctuary of the Lord.
O praise the Lord, for He is good; His cov'nant love forever lasts; Give thanks to Him, the God of gods; His cov'nant love forever lasts.
By rivers of cruel Babylon, there we sat down and wept; when we remembered you, Zion, our home we'll not forget.
O Lord, You've searched and You've known me, know when I sit and rise; And You perceive my thoughts from far, e'en to the farthest skies.
Rescue me, O Lord, from evil, violent men—O protect me! They devise plans in their hearts and stir up evil constantly.
I cry to the Lord Most High, lift my voice with plaintive cry; pour out my complaint to Him, tell the trouble I am in...
All praise unto the Lord my Rock, who trains my hands for war; My fingers are well trained because the battle does endure.
Praise the Lord, O my soul, praise Him; to the Lord your praises give; I will praise Him my whole life; sing praise to God long as I live.
How good it is to sing our praise to God the Lord Most High! How pleasant and how fitting when we praise Him in reply.