Nehemiah 9:5–8

5 Then the Levites, Jeshua, Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabneiah, Sherebiah, Hodiah, Shebaniah and Pethahiah, said, “Arise, bless the Lord your God forever and ever!

O may Your glorious name be blessed

And exalted above all blessing and praise!

6 aYou alone are the Lord.

bYou have made the heavens,

The heaven of heavens with all their host,

The earth and all that is on it,

The seas and all that is in them.

cYou give life to all of them

And the heavenly host bows down before You.

7 “You are the Lord God,

aWho chose Abram

And brought him out from bUr of the Chaldees,

And cgave him the name Abraham.

8 “You found ahis heart faithful before You,

And made a covenant with him

To give him the land of the Canaanite,

Of the Hittite and the Amorite,

Of the Perizzite, the Jebusite and the Girgashite—

To give it to his 1descendants.

And You bhave fulfilled Your promise,

For You are righteous.

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