Prayer for the King in Time of War

For the leader. A psalm of David.

The Lord answer you in time of distress; the name of the God of Jacob defend you!

May God send you help from the temple, from Zion be your support.

May God remember your every offering, graciously accept your holocaust.

Grant what is in your heart, fulfill your every plan.

May we shout for joy at your victory, raise the banners in the name of our God.

The Lord grant your every prayer!

Now I know victory is given to the anointed of the Lord.

God will answer him from the holy heavens with a strong arm that brings victory.

Some rely on chariots, others on horses, but we on the name of the Lord our God.

They collapse and fall, but we stand strong and firm.

Lord, grant victory to the king; answer when we call upon you.