Psalm 23, Poetical Psalms

The Lord is my Shepherd; I’ll not be in need. In green pastures makes me to lie down and feed. By still waters leading, my soul He’ll restore; In righteous paths leads me, His name’s sake for. Through death’s shadowed valley no evil I’ll fear; You’re with me, your rod and staff’s comfort is near.... Continue Reading →

Poetical Psalms

An English language poetical translation by David Veliquette Before, during and shortly after my divorce, from about 1998 to 2002, I began to translate what was to end up being thirty-plus Psalms into English poetry; comprising meter and rhyming schemes. I’ve come to understand that the purpose of the project was more cathartic for me... Continue Reading →

Psalm 1

To the chief musician on wind instruments, a Psalm of David How happy the man godless guidance won′t walk, He won′t stand with sinners, sit with those who mock. But rather the law of the Lord, his delight; He meditates in His law both day and night. By water streams planted, he stands like a... Continue Reading →

Psalm 2

To the chief musician on wind instruments, a Psalm of David And why do the nations churn, ponder vain things? The rulers all gather, to stand with earth’s kings. Against His Anointed, they say of the Lord: Let’s break all their bands off and cast off their cord. The Lord sits in heaven; He laughs... Continue Reading →

Psalm 3

A Psalm of David when he fled from Absalom, his son O Lord, how they increase… those troubling foes! How multiplied many against me arose! And many there be which will say of my soul, “No help in his maker, his God won’t console.” But You are my shield, Lord; my glory instead. You do... Continue Reading →

Psalm 4

To the chief musician on stringed instruments, a Psalm of David Oh, hear my call, I’m clean, you did declare. Have mercy, free from trouble, hear my prayer. My reputation, will you turn to shame? With groundless accusations still you blame? Yes, for himself, the Lord sets saints apart. He’ll answer when I call him... Continue Reading →

Psalm 5

To the chief musician on wind instruments, a Psalm of David Give ear to my words, Lord, consider my sighs. I pray, King and God, hear the sound of my cries. My voice shall You hear, Lord, prayer ordered at dawn; For solely on You, Lord will I wait upon. For You’re not a God... Continue Reading →

Psalm 6

To the chief musician on stringed instruments, 
a Psalm of David Oh Lord don’t rebuke me, with anger hasten, In Your hot displeasure, please do not chasten. Have mercy upon me, Oh Lord, I am weak; And heal my vexed bones, Lord; it’s You, Who I seek. My soul is vexed also, for how long,... Continue Reading →

Psalm 7

And ode of David, which he sang unto the Lord,
 concerning the words of Cush the Benjamite Oh Lord my God, in You I give my trust to: So save and deliver, from those who pursue. Lest he, like a lion, my soul tears in two; He’ll rend it in pieces, while none to rescue.... Continue Reading →

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: