1 Praise the Lord!
Praise the name of the Lord;
aPraise Him, O you servants of the Lord!
2 bYou who stand in the house of the Lord,
In cthe courts of the house of our God,
3 Praise the Lord, for dthe Lord is good;
Sing praises to His name, efor it is pleasant.
4 For fthe Lord has chosen Jacob for Himself,
Israel for His 1special treasure.
5 For I know that gthe Lord is great,
And our Lord is above all gods.
6 hWhatever the Lord pleases He does,
In heaven and in earth,
In the seas and in all deep places.
jHe makes lightning for the rain;
He brings the wind out of His ktreasuries.
4Both of man and beast.
9 mHe sent signs and wonders into the midst of you, O Egypt,
nUpon Pharaoh and all his servants.
10 oHe defeated many nations
And slew mighty kings—
Og king of Bashan,
And pall the kingdoms of Canaan—
A heritage to Israel His people.
13 rYour name, O Lord, endures forever,
Your fame, O Lord, throughout all generations.
14 sFor the Lord will judge His people,
And He will have compassion on His servants.
15 tThe idols of the nations are silver and gold,
The work of men’s hands.
Eyes they have, but they do not see;
Nor is there any breath in their mouths.
So is everyone who trusts in them.
19 uBless the Lord, O house of Israel!
Bless the Lord, O house of Aaron!
You who fear the Lord, bless the Lord!
21 Blessed be the Lord vout of Zion,
Who dwells in Jerusalem!
Praise the Lord!
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