Psalm 146 CSB

The God of Compassion

1 Hallelujah! My soul, praise the Lord.

References for Psalms 146:1

      2 I will praise the Lord all my life; I will sing to the Lord as long as I live.a

      References for Psalms 146:2

        • a 146:2 - Ps 63:4; 104:33
          3 Do not trust in nobles, in man, who cannot save.
          4 When his breathb leaves him, he returns to the ground;c on that day his plans die.

          References for Psalms 146:4

              5 Happy is the one whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God,
              6 the Maker of heaven and earth,d the sea and everything in them. He remains faithful forever,

              References for Psalms 146:6

                • d 146:6 - Ps 115:15; 121:2; 124:8
                  7 executing justice for the exploitede and giving food to the hungry. The Lord frees prisoners.

                  References for Psalms 146:7

                    • e 146:7 - Ps 103:6; Ex 22:22-24; Dt 10:18
                      8 The Lord opens [the eyes of] the blind.f The Lord raises up those who are oppressed.g The Lord loves the righteous.h

                      References for Psalms 146:8

                        • f 146:8 - Isa 35:5; Mt 9:27-30; 11:5
                        • g 146:8 - Lit bowed down
                        • h 146:8 - Ps 37:28
                          9 The Lord protects foreigners and helps the fatherless and the widow,i but He frustrates the ways of the wicked.j

                          References for Psalms 146:9

                            • i 146:9 - Ex 22:22-23; Dt 10:18
                            • j 146:9 - Ps 1:6; Pr 4:19; Jr 12:1
                              10 The Lord reigns forever;k Zion, your God [reigns] for all generations. Hallelujah!

                              References for Psalms 146:10

                                • k 146:10 - Ex 15:18; Isa 24:23; Mc 4:7