Psalm 20

Psalm 20 (New International Version)

1 May the LORD answer you when you are in distress;
may the name of the God of Jacob protect you.
2 May he send you help from the sanctuary

and grant you support from Zion.
3 May he remember all your sacrifices

and accept your burnt offerings.
4 May he give you the desire of your heart
and make all your plans succeed.
5 We will shout for joy when you are victorious

and will lift up our banners in the name of our God.
May the LORD grant all your requests.
6 Now I know that the LORD saves his anointed;

he answers him from his holy heaven
with the saving power of his right hand.
7 Some trust in chariots and some in horses,

but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.
8 They are brought to their knees and fall,

but we rise up and stand firm.
9 O LORD, save the king!

Answer us when we call!