all my heart
I praise the Lord,
and I am glad because of God my Savior.
cares for me, his humble servant.
From now on, all people will say
God has blessed me.
God All-Powerful has done great things for me,
and his name is holy.
He always shows mercy to everyone who worships him.
Lord has used his powerful arm to scatter those
who are proud.
God drags strong rulers from their thrones
and puts humble people
in places of power.
gives the hungry good things to eat,
and sends the rich away with nothing.
God helps his servant Israel and is always merciful
to his people.
Lord made this promise to our ancestors,
to Abraham and his family forever!
English Version The Holy Bible (New York , NY:
Bible Society 1995)