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 psalm of praise. Of David. I will exalt you, my God the King; I will praise your name for ever and ever.
2I will bless you every day and I will praise your name forever and ever.2Every day I will praise you and extol your name for ever and ever.
3The LORD is great, and to be praised highly, though his greatness is indescribable.3Great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom.
4One generation will acclaim your works to another and will describe your mighty actions.4One generation commends your works to another; they tell of your mighty acts.
5I will speak about the glorious splendor of your majesty as well as your awesome actions.5They speak of the glorious splendor of your majesty-- and I will meditate on your wonderful works.
6People will speak about the might of your great deeds, and I will announce your greatness.6They tell of the power of your awesome works-- and I will proclaim your great deeds.
7They will extol the fame of your abundant goodness, and will sing out loud about your righteousness.7They celebrate your abundant goodness and 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 rich in love.
9The LORD is good to everyone and his mercies extend to everything he does.9The LORD is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made.
10LORD, everything you have done will praise you, and your holy ones will bless you.10All your works praise you, LORD; your faithful people extol you.
11They will speak about the glory of your kingdom, and they will talk about your might,11They tell of the glory of your kingdom and speak of your might,
12in order to make known your mighty acts to mankind as well as the majestic splendor of your kingdom.12so that all people may know of your mighty acts and 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, and your dominion endures through all generations. The LORD is trustworthy in all he promises and faithful in all he does.
14The LORD supports everyone who falls and raises up those who are bowed down.14The LORD upholds all who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down.
15Everyone's eyes are on you, as you give them their food in due time.15The eyes of all 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 desires 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 faithful in all he does.
18The LORD remains near to all who call out to him, to everyone who calls out to him sincerely. 18The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.
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 and saves them.
20The LORD preserves everyone who loves him, but he will destroy all of the wicked.20The LORD watches over all who love him, but all the wicked he will destroy.
21My mouth will praise the LORD, and all creatures will bless his holy name forever and ever.21My mouth will speak in praise of the LORD. Let every creature praise his holy name for ever and ever.
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