1 aMy heart is steadfast, O God; I will sing, I will sing praises, even with my soul. 2 Awake, harp and lyre; I will awaken the dawn! 3 I will give thanks to You, O Lord, among the peoples, And I will sing praises to You among the nations. 4 For Your alovingkindness is great babove the heavens, And Your truth reaches to the skies. 5 aBe exalted, O God, above the heavens, And Your glory above all the earth. 6 aThat Your beloved may be delivered, Save with Your right hand, and answer me! 7 God has spoken in His holiness: "I will exult, I will portion out Shechem And measure out the valley of Succoth. 8 "Gilead is Mine, Manasseh is Mine; Ephraim also is the helmet of My head; aJudah is My scepter. 9 "Moab is My washbowl; Over Edom I shall throw My shoe; Over Philistia I will shout aloud." 10 aWho will bring me into the besieged city? Who will lead me to Edom? 11 Have not You Yourself, O God, arejected us? And will You not go forth with our armies, O God? 12 Oh give us help against the adversary, For adeliverance by man is in vain. 13 Through God we will do valiantly, And ait is He who shall tread down our adversaries.