“The Lord is my strength(A) and my defense[a];
    he has become my salvation.(B)
He is my God,(C) and I will praise him,
    my father’s God, and I will exalt(D) him.

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  1. Exodus 15:2 Or song
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29 Blessed are you, Israel!(A)
    Who is like you,(B)
    a people saved by the Lord?(C)
He is your shield and helper(D)
    and your glorious sword.
Your enemies will cower before you,
    and you will tread on their heights.(E)

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10     those who oppose the Lord will be broken.(A)
The Most High will thunder(B) from heaven;
    the Lord will judge(C) the ends of the earth.

“He will give strength(D) to his king
    and exalt the horn(E) of his anointed.”

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19 But you, Lord, do not be far from me.(A)
    You are my strength;(B) come quickly(C) to help me.(D)

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The Lord is my strength(A) and my shield;
    my heart trusts(B) in him, and he helps me.
My heart leaps for joy,(C)
    and with my song I praise him.(D)

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You are my strength,(A) I watch for you;
    you, God, are my fortress,(B)

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Psalm 81[a]

For the director of music. According to gittith.[b] Of Asaph.

Sing for joy to God our strength;
    shout aloud to the God of Jacob!(A)

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  1. Psalm 81:1 In Hebrew texts 81:1-16 is numbered 81:2-17.
  2. Psalm 81:1 Title: Probably a musical term
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Surely God is my salvation;(A)
    I will trust(B) and not be afraid.
The Lord, the Lord himself,(C) is my strength(D) and my defense[a];
    he has become my salvation.(E)

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  1. Isaiah 12:2 Or song
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And now the Lord says—
    he who formed me in the womb(A) to be his servant
to bring Jacob back to him
    and gather Israel(B) to himself,
for I am[a] honored(C) in the eyes of the Lord
    and my God has been my strength(D)

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  1. Isaiah 49:5 Or him, / but Israel would not be gathered; / yet I will be
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19 Lord, my strength and my fortress,
    my refuge(A) in time of distress,
to you the nations will come(B)
    from the ends of the earth and say,
“Our ancestors possessed nothing but false gods,(C)
    worthless idols(D) that did them no good.(E)

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