R.) Happy the people the Lord has chosen as his own.
He frustrates the designs of the nations, he defeats the plans of the peoples. His own designs shall stand for ever, the plans of his heart from age to age. (R.)
They are happy, whose God is the Lord, the people he has chosen as his own. From the heavens the Lord looks forth, he sees all the children of men. (R.)
From the place where he dwells his gazes on all dwellers on the earth, he who shapes the hearts of them all and considers all their deeds. (R.)