Psalm 147:1-6 NAS

Praise for Jerusalem's Restoration and Prosperity.

1 Praise the LORD! For 1it is good to sing praises to our God; For it is pleasant and praise is 2becoming.

References for Psalms 147:1

    • a 147:1 - Or "Hallelujah!"
    • b 147:1 - Heb YAH
    • c 147:1 - Or "He is gracious"
      2 The LORD 3builds up Jerusalem; He 4gathers the outcasts of Israel.

      References for Psalms 147:2

      3 He heals the 5brokenhearted * And 6binds up their wounds.

      References for Psalms 147:3

      4 He 7counts the number of the stars; He 8gives names to all of them.

      References for Psalms 147:4

        • e 147:4 - Or "calls them all by" their "names"
          5 9Great is our Lord and abundant in strength; His 10understanding is infinite *.

          References for Psalms 147:5

            • f 147:5 - Lit "innumerable"
              6 The LORD 11supports the afflicted; He brings down the wicked to the ground.

              References for Psalms 147:6

                • g 147:6 - Or "relieves"