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Psalm 145a

A psalm of praise. Of David.

I will exalt you,w my God the King;x

I will praise your namey for ever and ever.

Every day I will praisez you

and extol your namea for ever and ever.

Greatb is the Lord and most worthy of praise;c

his greatness no one can fathom.d

One generatione commends your works to another;

they tellf of your mighty acts.g

They speak of the glorious splendorh of your majesty—

and I will meditate on your wonderful works.b i

They tellj of the power of your awesome works—k

and I will proclaiml your great deeds.m

They celebrate your abundant goodnessn

and joyfully singo of your righteousness.p

The Lord is gracious and compassionate,q

slow to anger and rich in love.r

The Lord is goods to all;

he has compassiont on all he has made.

10 All your works praise you,u Lord;

your faithful people extolv you.w

11 They tell of the glory of your kingdomx

and speak of your might,y

12 so that all people may know of your mighty actsz

and the glorious splendor of your kingdom.a

13 Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom,b

and your dominion endures through all generations.

The Lord is trustworthyc in all he promisesd

and faithful in all he does.c

14 The Lord upholdse all who fall

and lifts up allf who are bowed down.g

15 The eyes of all look to you,

and you give them their foodh at the proper time.

16 You open your hand

and satisfy the desiresi of every living thing.

17 The Lord is righteousj in all his ways

and faithful in all he does.k

18 The Lord is nearl to all who call on him,m

to all who call on him in truth.

19 He fulfills the desiresn of those who fear him;o

he hears their cryp and saves them.q

20 The Lord watches overr all who love him,s

but all the wicked he will destroy.t

21 My mouth will speaku in praise of the Lord.

Let every creaturev praise his holy namew

for ever and ever.


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