Psalm 145
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1I will speak highly of you, my God and King, and I will bless your name forever and ever.1A Davidic hymn. I exalt You, my God the King, and praise Your name forever and ever.
2I will bless you every day and I will praise your name forever and ever.2I will praise You every day; I will honor Your name forever and ever.
3The LORD is great, and to be praised highly, though his greatness is indescribable.3Yahweh is great and is highly praised; His greatness is unsearchable.
4One generation will acclaim your works to another and will describe your mighty actions.4One generation will declare Your works to the next and will proclaim Your mighty acts.
5I will speak about the glorious splendor of your majesty as well as your awesome actions.5I will speak of Your splendor and glorious majesty and Your wonderful works.
6People will speak about the might of your great deeds, and I will announce your greatness.6They will proclaim the power of Your awe-inspiring acts, and I will declare Your greatness.
7They will extol the fame of your abundant goodness, and will sing out loud about your righteousness.7They will give a testimony of Your great goodness and will joyfully sing of Your righteousness.
8Gracious and merciful is the LORD, slow to become angry, and overflowing with gracious love.8The LORD is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and great in faithful love.
9The LORD is good to everyone and his mercies extend to everything he does.9The LORD is good to everyone; His compassion rests on all He has made.
10LORD, everything you have done will praise you, and your holy ones will bless you.10All You have made will thank You, LORD; the godly will praise You.
11They will speak about the glory of your kingdom, and they will talk about your might,11They will speak of the glory of Your kingdom and will declare Your might,
12in order to make known your mighty acts to mankind as well as the majestic splendor of your kingdom.12informing all people of Your mighty acts and of the glorious splendor of Your kingdom.
13Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your authority endures from one generation to another. [13b] God is faithful about everything he says and merciful in everything he does.13Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom; Your rule is for all generations. The LORD is faithful in all His words and gracious in all His actions.
14The LORD supports everyone who falls and raises up those who are bowed down.14The LORD helps all who fall; He raises up all who are oppressed.
15Everyone's eyes are on you, as you give them their food in due time.15All eyes look to You, and You give them their food at the proper time.
16You open your hand and keep on satisfying the desire of every living thing.16You open Your hand and satisfy the desire of every living thing.
17The LORD is righteous in all of his ways and graciously loving in all of his activities.17The LORD is righteous in all His ways and gracious in all His acts.
18The LORD remains near to all who call out to him, to everyone who calls out to him sincerely. 18The LORD is near all who call out to Him, all who call out to Him with integrity.
19He fulfills the desire of those who fear him, hearing their cry and saving them.19He fulfills the desires of those who fear Him; He hears their cry for help and saves them.
20The LORD preserves everyone who loves him, but he will destroy all of the wicked.20The LORD guards all those who love Him, but He destroys all the wicked.
21My mouth will praise the LORD, and all creatures will bless his holy name forever and ever.21My mouth will declare Yahweh's praise; let every living thing praise His holy name forever and ever.
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Psalm 144
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