Psalms Chapter 20 Bible in Basic English

Psalms 20:1

<To the chief music-maker. A Psalm. Of David.> May the Lord give ear to you in the day of trouble; may you be placed on high by the name of the God of Jacob;

Psalms 20:2

May he send you help from the holy place, and give you strength from Zion;

Psalms 20:3

May he keep all your offerings in mind, and be pleased with the fat of your burned offerings; (Selah.)

Psalms 20:4

May he give you your heart's desire, and put all your purposes into effect.

Psalms 20:5

We will be glad in your salvation, and in the name of our God we will put up our flags: may the Lord give you all your requests.

Psalms 20:6

Now am I certain that the Lord gives salvation to his king; he will give him an answer from his holy heaven with the strength of salvation in his right hand.

Psalms 20:7

Some put their faith in carriages and some in horses; but we will be strong in the name of the Lord our God.

Psalms 20:8

They are bent down and made low; but we have been lifted up.

Psalms 20:9

Come to our help, Lord: let the king give ear to our cry.