Psalm 147
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1Hallelujah! It is good to sing praise to our God, and it is fitting to sing glorious praise.1Hallelujah! How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and lovely to praise Him!
2The LORD rebuilds Jerusalem; he gathers together the outcasts of Israel.2The LORD builds up Jerusalem; He gathers the exiles of Israel.
3He heals the brokenhearted, binding up their injuries.3He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
4He keeps track of the number of stars, assigning names to all of them.4He determines the number of the stars; He calls them each by name.
5Our Lord is great, and rich in power; his understanding has no limitation.5Great is our Lord, and mighty in power; His understanding has no limit.
6The LORD supports the afflicted while he casts the wicked to the ground.6The LORD sustains the humble, but casts the wicked to the ground.
7Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving, and compose music to our God with the lyre.7Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; make music on the harp to our God,
8He shields the heavens with clouds, preparing rain for the earth and making grass grow on the hills.8who covers the sky with clouds, who prepares rain for the earth, who makes grass to grow on the hills.
9He gives wild animals their food, including the young ravens when they cry.9He provides food for the animals, and for the young ravens when they call.
10He takes no delight in the strength of a horse, and gains no pleasure in the runner's swiftness. 10He does not delight in the strength of the horse; He takes no pleasure in the legpower of the man.
11But the LORD is pleased with those who fear him, with those who depend on his gracious love.11The LORD is pleased with those who fear Him, who hope in His loving devotion.
12Glorify the LORD, Jerusalem! Praise your God, Zion!12Exalt the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion!
13For he has strengthened the bars of your gates, blessing your children within you.13For He strengthens the bars of your gates and blesses the children within you.
14He grants peace within your borders, satisfying you with the finest of wheat.14He makes peace at your borders; He fills you with the finest wheat.
15He sends out his command to the earth, making his word go forth quickly.15He sends forth His command to the earth; His word runs swiftly.
16He supplies snow like wool, scattering frost like ashes.16He spreads the snow like wool; He scatters the frost like ashes;
17He casts down his ice crystals like bread fragments. Who can endure his freezing cold?17He casts forth His hail like pebbles. Who can withstand His icy blast?
18He sends out his word and melts them. He makes his wind blow and the water flows.18He sends forth His word and melts them; He unleashes His winds, and the waters flow.
19He declares his words to Jacob, his statutes and decrees to Israel.19He declares His word to Jacob, His statutes and judgments to Israel.
20He has not dealt with any other nation like this; they never knew his decrees. Hallelujah!20He has done this for no other nation; they do not know His judgments. Hallelujah!
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Psalm 146
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