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Psalm 111

Praise to God for His Faithfulness and Justice

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.

4 He has made His wonderful works to be remembered;

eThe Lord is gracious and full of compassion.

5 He has given food to those who fear Him;

He will ever be mindful of His covenant.

6 He has declared to His people the power of His works,

In giving them the 2heritage of the nations.

7 The works of His hands are fverity 3and justice;

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.


About The New King James Version

The New King James Version is a total update of the 1611 King James Version, also known as the "Authorized Version." Every attempt has been made to maintain the beauty of the original version while updating the English grammar to contemporary style and usage. The result is much better "readability." It is noteworthy that the NKJV is one of the few modern translations still based on the "Western" or "Byzantine" manuscript tradition. This makes the New King James Version an invaluable aid to comparative English Bible study.


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