31 “So may all your enemies perish,(A) Lord!
    But may all who love you be like the sun(B)
    when it rises in its strength.”(C)

Then the land had peace(D) forty years.

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Hannah’s Prayer

Then Hannah prayed and said:(A)

“My heart rejoices(B) in the Lord;
    in the Lord my horn[a](C) is lifted high.
My mouth boasts(D) over my enemies,(E)
    for I delight in your deliverance.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 2:1 Horn here symbolizes strength; also in verse 10.
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Psalm 68[a]

For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. A song.

May God arise,(A) may his enemies be scattered;(B)
    may his foes flee(C) before him.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 68:1 In Hebrew texts 68:1-35 is numbered 68:2-36.
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For surely your enemies(A), Lord,
    surely your enemies will perish;
    all evildoers will be scattered.(B)

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