aA Praise of David.
1 I will 1extol You, my God, O King; And I will bless Your name forever and ever.
And I will praise Your name forever and ever.
3 bGreat is the Lord, and greatly to be praised;
4 dOne generation shall praise Your works to another,
And shall declare Your mighty acts.
5 3I will meditate on the glorious splendor of Your majesty,
And 4on Your wondrous works.
And I will declare Your greatness.
7 They shall 5utter the memory of Your great goodness,
And shall sing of Your righteousness.
8 eThe Lord is gracious and full of compassion,
Slow to anger and great in mercy.
9 fThe Lord is good to all,
And His tender mercies are over all His works.
10 gAll Your works shall praise You, O Lord,
And Your saints shall bless You.
And talk of Your power,
And the glorious majesty of His kingdom.
13 hYour kingdom is an everlasting kingdom,
And Your dominion endures throughout all 6generations.
And iraises up all who are bowed down.
15 jThe eyes of all look expectantly to You,
And kYou give them their food in due season.
lAnd satisfy the desire of every living thing.
Gracious in all His works.
18 mThe Lord is near to all who call upon Him,
To all who call upon Him nin truth.
He also will hear their cry and save them.
20 oThe Lord preserves all who love Him,
But all the wicked He will destroy.
And all flesh shall bless His holy name
Forever and ever.
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