- Listen, O my people, to my instruction; Incline your ears to the words of my mouth.
- I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter dark sayings of old,
- Which we have heard and known, And our fathers have told us.
- We will not conceal them from their children, But tell to the generation to come the praises of the LORD, And His strength and His wondrous works that He has done.
- For He established a testimony in Jacob And appointed a law in Israel, Which He commanded our fathers That they should teach them to their children,