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Psalm 146:5–9

uBlessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob,

whose vhope is in the Lord his God,

wwho made heaven and earth,

the sea, and all that is in them,

xwho keeps faith forever;

ywho executes justice for the oppressed,

zwho gives food to the hungry.

aThe Lord sets the prisoners free;

bthe Lord opens the eyes of the blind.

cThe Lord lifts up those who are bowed down;

dthe Lord loves the righteous.

eThe Lord watches over the sojourners;

fhe upholds the widow and the fatherless,

but gthe way of the wicked he brings to ruin.

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Psalm 146:5–9 — The New International Version (NIV)

Blessed are those whose help is the God of Jacob,

whose hope is in the Lord their God.

He is the Maker of heaven and earth,

the sea, and everything in them—

he remains faithful forever.

He upholds the cause of the oppressed

and gives food to the hungry.

The Lord sets prisoners free,

the Lord gives sight to the blind,

the Lord lifts up those who are bowed down,

the Lord loves the righteous.

The Lord watches over the foreigner

and sustains the fatherless and the widow,

but he frustrates the ways of the wicked.

Psalm 146:5–9 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help,

Whose hope is in the Lord his God:

Which made heaven, and earth,

The sea, and all that therein is:

Which keepeth truth for ever:

Which executeth judgment for the oppressed:

Which giveth food to the hungry.

The Lord looseth the prisoners:

The Lord openeth the eyes of the blind:

The Lord raiseth them that are bowed down:

The Lord loveth the righteous:

The Lord preserveth the strangers;

He relieveth the fatherless and widow:

But the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.

Psalm 146:5–9 — New Living Translation (NLT)

But joyful are those who have the God of Israel as their helper,

whose hope is in the Lord their God.

He made heaven and earth,

the sea, and everything in them.

He keeps every promise forever.

He gives justice to the oppressed

and food to the hungry.

The Lord frees the prisoners.

The Lord opens the eyes of the blind.

The Lord lifts up those who are weighed down.

The Lord loves the godly.

The Lord protects the foreigners among us.

He cares for the orphans and widows,

but he frustrates the plans of the wicked.

Psalm 146:5–9 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Happy is he who has the God of Jacob for his help,

Whose hope is in the Lord his God,

Who made heaven and earth,

The sea, and all that is in them;

Who keeps truth forever,

Who executes justice for the oppressed,

Who gives food to the hungry.

The Lord gives freedom to the prisoners.

The Lord opens the eyes of the blind;

The Lord raises those who are bowed down;

The Lord loves the righteous.

The Lord watches over the strangers;

He relieves the fatherless and widow;

But the way of the wicked He turns upside down.

Psalm 146:5–9 — New Century Version (NCV)

Happy are those who are helped by the God of Jacob.

Their hope is in the Lord their God.

He made heaven and earth,

the sea and everything in it.

He remains loyal forever.

He does what is fair for those who have been wronged.

He gives food to the hungry.

The Lord sets the prisoners free.

The Lord gives sight to the blind.

The Lord lifts up people who are in trouble.

The Lord loves those who do right.

The Lord protects the foreigners.

He defends the orphans and widows,

but he blocks the way of the wicked.

Psalm 146:5–9 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help,

Whose hope is in Jehovah his God:

Who made heaven and earth,

The sea, and all that in them is;

Who keepeth truth for ever;

Who executeth justice for the oppressed;

Who giveth food to the hungry.

Jehovah looseth the prisoners;

Jehovah openeth the eyes of the blind;

Jehovah raiseth up them that are bowed down;

Jehovah loveth the righteous;

Jehovah preserveth the sojourners;

He upholdeth the fatherless and widow;

But the way of the wicked he turneth upside down.

Psalm 146:5–9 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Blessed is he who hath the •God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in Jehovah his God, Who made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that is therein; who keepeth truth for ever; Who executeth judgment for the oppressed, who giveth bread to the hungry. Jehovah looseth the prisoners; Jehovah openeth the eyes of the blind; Jehovah raiseth up them that are bowed down; Jehovah loveth the righteous; Jehovah preserveth the strangers; he lifteth up the fatherless and the widow; but the way of the wicked doth he subvert.

Psalm 146:5–9 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Blessed are those who receive help from the God of Jacob. 

Their hope rests on the Lord their God, 

who made heaven, earth, 

the sea, and everything in them. 

The Lord remains faithful forever. 

He brings about justice for those who are oppressed. 

He gives food to those who are hungry. 

The Lord sets prisoners free. 

The Lord gives sight to blind people. 

The Lord straightens ⸤the backs⸥ of those who are bent over. 

The Lord loves righteous people. 

The Lord protects foreigners. 

The Lord gives relief to orphans and widows. 

But he keeps wicked people from reaching their goal. 

Psalm 146:5–9 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Happy is the one whose help is the God of Jacob,

whose hope is in the Lord his God,

the Maker of heaven and earth,

the sea and everything in them.

He remains faithful forever,

executing justice for the exploited

and giving food to the hungry.

The Lord frees prisoners.

The Lord opens the eyes of the blind.

The Lord raises up those who are oppressed.

The Lord loves the righteous.

The Lord protects foreigners

and helps the fatherless and the widow,

but He frustrates the ways of the wicked.

Psalm 146:5–9 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Happy are those whose help is the God of Jacob,

whose hope is in the Lord their God,

who made heaven and earth,

the sea, and all that is in them;

who keeps faith forever;

who executes justice for the oppressed;

who gives food to the hungry.

The Lord sets the prisoners free;

the Lord opens the eyes of the blind.

The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down;

the Lord loves the righteous.

The Lord watches over the strangers;

he upholds the orphan and the widow,

but the way of the wicked he brings to ruin.

Psalm 146:5–9 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Blessed is the one whose help is the God of Jacob,

whose hope is on Yahweh as his God,

who made heaven and earth,

the sea and all that is in them,

the one who keeps faith forever,

who executes justice for the oppressed,

who gives food for the hungry.

Yahweh sets prisoners free;

Yahweh opens the eyes of the blind;

Yahweh raises up those bowed down;

Yahweh loves the righteous;

Yahweh protects the strangers.

He helps up the orphan and the widow,

but the way of the wicked he thwarts.

Psalm 146:5–9 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Blessed are those who depend on the God of Jacob for help.

Blessed are those who put their hope in the Lord their God.

He is the Maker of heaven and earth and the ocean.

He made everything in them.

The Lord remains faithful forever.

He stands up for those who are beaten down.

He gives food to hungry people.

The Lord sets prisoners free.

The Lord gives sight to those who are blind.

The Lord lifts up those who feel helpless.

The Lord loves those who do what is right.

The Lord watches over the outsiders who live in our land.

He takes good care of children whose fathers have died.

He also takes good care of widows.

But he causes evil people to fail

in everything they do.

Psalm 146:5–9 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

How blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob,

Whose hope is in the Lord his God,

Who made heaven and earth,

The sea and all that is in them;

Who keeps faith forever;

Who executes justice for the oppressed;

Who gives food to the hungry.

The Lord sets the prisoners free.

The Lord opens the eyes of the blind;

The Lord raises up those who are bowed down;

The Lord loves the righteous;

The Lord protects the strangers;

He supports the fatherless and the widow,

But He thwarts the way of the wicked.


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