1 Praise 1the Lord!
aI will praise the Lord with my whole heart,
In the assembly of the upright and in the congregation.
2 bThe works of the Lord are great,
cStudied by all who have pleasure in them.
3 His work is dhonorable and glorious,
And His righteousness endures forever.
eThe Lord is gracious and full of compassion.
He will ever be mindful of His covenant.
In giving them the 2heritage of the nations.
All His precepts are sure.
8 gThey stand fast forever and ever,
And are hdone in truth and uprightness.
9 iHe has sent redemption to His people;
He has commanded His covenant forever:
jHoly and awesome is His name.
10 kThe fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom;
A good understanding have all those who do His commandments.
His praise endures forever.
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