Praise to Yahweh for His Help

1 Praise Yah. Praise Yahweh, O my soul.

References for Psalms 146:1

    • a 146:1 - Hebrew hallelujah
      2 I will praise Yahweh while I live; I will sing praises to my God while I [am] still [alive].
      3 Do not place trust in princes, in a son of humankind with whom there is no deliverance.
      4 His breath departs; he returns to his plot; on that day his plans perish.

      References for Psalms 146:4

        • b 146:4 - A Hebrew wordplay: "humankind," adam (v. 3), returns to his ground/plot, adamah
          5 Blessed [is the one] whose help [is] the God of Jacob, whose hope [is] on Yahweh [as] his God,
          6 who made heaven and earth, the sea and all that [is] in them, the one who keeps faith forever,

          References for Psalms 146:6

            • c 146:6 - Or "remains faithful"
              7 [who] executes justice for the oppressed, [who] gives food for the hungry. Yahweh sets prisoners free;
              8 Yahweh opens [the eyes of the] blind; Yahweh raises up [those] bowed down; Yahweh loves [the] righteous;
              9 Yahweh protects [the] strangers. He helps up [the] orphan and [the] widow, but [the] way of [the] wicked he {thwarts}.

              References for Psalms 146:9

                • d 146:9 - Or "watches over"
                • e 146:9 - Literally "makes crooked"
                  10 Yahweh will reign forever, Your God, O Zion, {throughout all generations}. Praise Yah.

                  References for Psalms 146:10

                    • f 146:10 - Literally "for a generation and a generation"
                    • g 146:10 - Hebrew hallelujah