Psalm 145
International Standard VersionNew Living Translation
1I will speak highly of you, my God and King, and I will bless your name forever and ever.1I will exalt you, my God and 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; yes, I will praise you forever.
3The LORD is great, and to be praised highly, though his greatness is indescribable.3Great is the LORD! He is most worthy of praise! No one can measure his greatness.
4One generation will acclaim your works to another and will describe your mighty actions.4Let each generation tell its children of your mighty acts; let them proclaim your power.
5I will speak about the glorious splendor of your majesty as well as your awesome actions.5I will meditate on your majestic, glorious splendor and your wonderful miracles.
6People will speak about the might of your great deeds, and I will announce your greatness.6Your awe-inspiring deeds will be on every tongue; I will proclaim your greatness.
7They will extol the fame of your abundant goodness, and will sing out loud about your righteousness.7Everyone will share the story of your wonderful goodness; they will sing with joy about your righteousness.
8Gracious and merciful is the LORD, slow to become angry, and overflowing with gracious love.8The LORD is merciful and compassionate, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love.
9The LORD is good to everyone and his mercies extend to everything he does.9The LORD is good to everyone. He showers compassion on all his creation.
10LORD, everything you have done will praise you, and your holy ones will bless you.10All of your works will thank you, LORD, and your faithful followers 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; they will give examples of your power.
12in order to make known your mighty acts to mankind as well as the majestic 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 authority endures from one generation to another. [13b] God is faithful about everything he says and merciful in everything he does.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 supports everyone who falls and raises up those who are bowed down.14The LORD helps the fallen and lifts those bent beneath their loads.
15Everyone's eyes are on you, as you give them their food in due time.15The eyes of all look to you in hope; you give them their food as they need it.
16You open your hand and keep on satisfying 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 of his ways and graciously loving in all of his activities.17The LORD is righteous in everything he does; he is filled with kindness.
18The LORD remains near to all who call out to him, to everyone who calls out to him sincerely. 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, hearing their cry and saving them.19He grants the desires of those who fear him; he hears their cries for help and rescues them.
20The LORD preserves everyone who loves him, but he will destroy all of the wicked.20The LORD protects all those who love him, but he destroys the wicked.
21My mouth will praise the LORD, and all creatures will 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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