Psalm 147
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1Praise the LORD! For it is good to sing praises to our God; For it is pleasant, and praise is beautiful.1Praise ye the LORD: for it is good to sing praises unto our God; for it is pleasant; and praise is comely.
2The LORD builds up Jerusalem; He gathers together the outcasts of Israel.2The LORD doth build up Jerusalem: he gathereth together the outcasts of Israel.
3He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds.3He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.
4He counts the number of the stars; He calls them all by name.4He telleth the number of the stars; he calleth them all by their names.
5Great is our Lord, and mighty in power; His understanding is infinite.5Great is our Lord, and of great power: his understanding is infinite.
6The LORD lifts up the humble; He casts the wicked down to the ground.6The LORD lifteth up the meek: he casteth the wicked down to the ground.
7Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; Sing praises on the harp to our God,7Sing unto the LORD with thanksgiving; sing praise upon the harp unto our God:
8Who covers the heavens with clouds, Who prepares rain for the earth, Who makes grass to grow on the mountains.8Who covereth the heaven with clouds, who prepareth rain for the earth, who maketh grass to grow upon the mountains.
9He gives to the beast its food, And to the young ravens that cry.9He giveth to the beast his food, and to the young ravens which cry.
10He does not delight in the strength of the horse; He takes no pleasure in the legs of a man.10He delighteth not in the strength of the horse: he taketh not pleasure in the legs of a man.
11The LORD takes pleasure in those who fear Him, In those who hope in His mercy.11The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.
12Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion!12Praise the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise thy God, O Zion.
13For He has strengthened the bars of your gates; He has blessed your children within you.13For he hath strengthened the bars of thy gates; he hath blessed thy children within thee.
14He makes peace in your borders, And fills you with the finest wheat.14He maketh peace in thy borders, and filleth thee with the finest of the wheat.
15He sends out His command to the earth; His word runs very swiftly.15He sendeth forth his commandment upon earth: his word runneth very swiftly.
16He gives snow like wool; He scatters the frost like ashes;16He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes.
17He casts out His hail like morsels; Who can stand before His cold?17He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold?
18He sends out His word and melts them; He causes His wind to blow, and the waters flow.18He sendeth out his word, and melteth them: he causeth his wind to blow, and the waters flow.
19He declares His word to Jacob, His statutes and His judgments to Israel.19He sheweth his word unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments unto Israel.
20He has not dealt thus with any nation; And as for His judgments, they have not known them. Praise the LORD!20He hath not dealt so with any nation: and as for his judgments, they have not known them. Praise ye the LORD.
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Psalm 146
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