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1 Praise the Lord, my soul.v
Lord my God, you are very great;
you are clothed with splendor and majesty.w
and rides on the wings of the wind.g
flames of firei his servants.
it can never be moved.
the waters stoodn above the mountains.
7 But at your rebukeo the waters fled,
at the sound of your thunderp they took to flight;
they went down into the valleys,
to the place you assignedq for them.
9 You set a boundaryr they cannot cross;
never again will they cover the earth.
10 He makes springss pour water into the ravines;
it flows between the mountains.
11 They give watert to all the beasts of the field;
the wild donkeysu quench their thirst.
12 The birds of the skyv nest by the waters;
they sing among the branches.w
the land is satisfied by the fruit of his work.z
14 He makes grass growa for the cattle,
and plants for people to cultivate—
bringing forth foodb from the earth:
15 winec that gladdens human hearts,
oild to make their faces shine,
and bread that sustainse their hearts.
16 The trees of the Lordf are well watered,
the cedars of Lebanong that he planted.
17 There the birdsh make their nests;
the stork has its home in the junipers.
18 The high mountains belong to the wild goats;i
the crags are a refuge for the hyrax.j
19 He made the moon to mark the seasons,k
and the sunl knows when to go down.
and all the beasts of the foresto prowl.
21 The lions roar for their preyp
and seek their food from God.q
they return and lie down in their dens.r
23 Then people go out to their work,s
to their labor until evening.t
24 How many are your works,u Lord!
In wisdom you madev them all;
the earth is full of your creatures.w
25 There is the sea,x vast and spacious,
teeming with creatures beyond number—
living things both large and small.y
26 There the shipsz go to and fro,
to give them their foodd at the proper time.
they gather it up;
when you open your hand,
they are satisfiede with good things.
29 When you hide your face,f
they are terrified;
when you take away their breath,
they die and return to the dust.g
30 When you send your Spirit,h
they are created,
and you renew the face of the ground.
31 May the glory of the Lordi endure forever;
may the Lord rejoice in his worksj—
32 he who looks at the earth, and it trembles,k
33 I will singn to the Lord all my life;
I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.
as I rejoiceo in the Lord.
35 But may sinners vanishp from the earth
and the wicked be no more.q
Praise the Lord, my soul.
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