1 Praise 1the Lord!
For ait is good to sing praises to our God;
2 The Lord dbuilds up Jerusalem;
eHe gathers together the outcasts of Israel.
3 fHe heals the brokenhearted
And binds up their 2wounds.
4 gHe counts the number of the stars;
He calls them all by name.
jHis understanding is infinite.
6 kThe Lord lifts up the humble;
He casts the wicked down to the ground.
Sing praises on the harp to our God,
8 lWho covers the heavens with clouds,
Who prepares rain for the earth,
Who makes grass to grow on the mountains.
9 mHe gives to the beast its food,
And nto the young ravens that cry.
10 oHe does not delight in the strength of the horse;
He takes no pleasure in the legs of a man.
In those who hope in His mercy.
Praise your God, O Zion!
He has blessed your children within you.
14 pHe makes peace in your borders,
15 rHe sends out His command to the earth;
His word runs very swiftly.
16 sHe gives snow like wool;
He scatters the frost like ashes;
17 He casts out His hail like 4morsels;
Who can stand before His cold?
18 tHe sends out His word and melts them;
He causes His wind to blow, and the waters flow.
19 uHe declares His word to Jacob,
vHis statutes and His judgments to Israel.
20 wHe has not dealt thus with any nation;
And as for His judgments, they have not known them.
5Praise the Lord!
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