89:19 Then you 1 spoke through a vision to your faithful followers 2 and said:
“I have energized a warrior; 3
I have raised up a young man 4 from the people.
89:20 I have discovered David, my servant.
With my holy oil I have anointed him as king. 5
89:21 My hand will support him, 6
and my arm will strengthen him.
1 tn The pronoun “you” refers to the
2 tc Many medieval
3 tn Heb “I have placed help upon a warrior.”
4 tn Or perhaps “a chosen one.”
5 tn The words “as king” are supplied in the translation for clarification, indicating that a royal anointing is in view.
6 tn Heb “with whom my hand will be firm.”