Psalm 127 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) “The Blessing of the Lord”ūüēä

Psalm 127¬†Christian Standard Bible (CSB)ūüēä The Blessing of the¬†Lordūüēä A song of ascents. Of Solomon. 1¬†Unless the¬†Lord¬†builds a house, its builders labor over it in vain; unless the¬†Lord¬†watches over a city, the watchman stays alert in vain. 2¬†In vain you get up early and stay up late, working hard to have enough food‚ÄĒ yes, he gives sleep to the one he loves. 3¬†Sons are indeed a heritage from the¬†Lord, offspring, a reward. 4¬†Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the sons born in one‚Äôs youth. 5¬†Happy is the man who has filled his quiver with them. They will never be put to shame when … Continue reading Psalm 127 Christian Standard Bible (CSB) “The Blessing of the Lord”ūüēä

Psalm 73 English Standard Version (ESV)

Psalm 73¬†English Standard Version (ESV) Psalm 73¬†English Standard Version (ESV) God Is My Strength and Portion ForeverūüĆĻ A Psalm of¬†Asaph. 73:1¬†Truly God is good to¬†Israel, ¬†¬†¬†¬†to those who are¬†pure in heart. 2¬†But as for me, my feet had almost stumbled, ¬†¬†¬†¬†my steps had nearly slipped. 3¬†For I was¬†envious of the arrogant ¬†¬†¬†¬†when I saw the¬†prosperity of the wicked. 4¬†For they have no pangs until death; ¬†¬†¬†¬†their bodies are fat and sleek. 5¬†They are not in trouble as others are; ¬†¬†¬†¬†they are not¬†stricken like the rest of mankind. 6¬†Therefore pride is¬†their necklace; ¬†¬†¬†¬†violence covers them as¬†a garment. 7¬†Their¬†eyes swell out through fatness; ¬†¬†¬†¬†their hearts overflow with follies. … Continue reading Psalm 73 English Standard Version (ESV)