Psalm 145
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1I will extol you, my God and King, and bless your name forever and ever.1I will exalt you, my God and King, and praise your name forever and ever.
2Every day I will bless you and praise your name forever and ever.2I will praise you every day; yes, I will praise you forever.
3Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised, and his greatness is unsearchable.3Great is the LORD! He is most worthy of praise! No one can measure his greatness.
4One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts.4Let each generation tell its children of your mighty acts; let them proclaim your power.
5On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will meditate.5I will meditate on your majestic, glorious splendor and your wonderful miracles.
6They shall speak of the might of your awesome deeds, and I will declare your greatness.6Your awe-inspiring deeds will be on every tongue; I will proclaim your greatness.
7They shall pour forth the fame of your abundant goodness and shall sing aloud of your righteousness.7Everyone will share the story of your wonderful goodness; they will sing with joy about your righteousness.
8The LORD is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.8The LORD is merciful and compassionate, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love.
9The LORD is good to all, and his mercy is over all that he has made.9The LORD is good to everyone. He showers compassion on all his creation.
10All your works shall give thanks to you, O LORD, and all your saints shall bless you!10All of your works will thank you, LORD, and your faithful followers will praise you.
11They shall speak of the glory of your kingdom and tell of your power,11They will speak of the glory of your kingdom; they will give examples of your power.
12to make known to the children of man your mighty deeds, and the glorious splendor of your kingdom.12They will tell about your mighty deeds and about the majesty and glory of your reign.
13Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion endures throughout all generations. [The LORD is faithful in all his words and kind in all his works.]13For your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom. You rule throughout all generations. The LORD always keeps his promises; he is gracious in all he does.
14The LORD upholds all who are falling and raises up all who are bowed down.14The LORD helps the fallen and lifts those bent beneath their loads.
15The eyes of all look to you, and you give them their food in due season.15The eyes of all look to you in hope; you give them their food as they need it.
16You open your hand; you satisfy the desire of every living thing.16When you open your hand, you satisfy the hunger and thirst of every living thing.
17The LORD is righteous in all his ways and kind in all his works.17The LORD is righteous in everything he does; he is filled with kindness.
18The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.18The LORD is close to all who call on him, yes, to all who call on him in truth.
19He fulfills the desire of those who fear him; he also hears their cry and saves them.19He grants the desires of those who fear him; he hears their cries for help and rescues them.
20The LORD preserves all who love him, but all the wicked he will destroy.20The LORD protects all those who love him, but he destroys the wicked.
21My mouth will speak the praise of the LORD, and let all flesh bless his holy name forever and ever.21I will praise the LORD, and may everyone on earth bless his holy name forever and ever.
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Psalm 144
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