Psalm 104 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 My soul, praise the Lord! Lord my God, You are very great; You are clothed with majesty and splendor. 1 Praise the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, you are very great; you are clothed with splendor and majesty.
2 He wraps Himself in light as if it were a robe, spreading out the sky like a canopy, 2 He wraps himself in light as with a garment; he stretches out the heavens like a tent
3 laying the beams of His palace on the waters [above], making the clouds His chariot, walking on the wings of the wind, 3 and lays the beams of his upper chambers on their waters. He makes the clouds his chariot and rides on the wings of the wind.
4 and making the winds His messengers, flames of fire His servants. 4 He makes winds his messengers, flames of fire his servants.
5 He established the earth on its foundations; it will never be shaken. 5 He set the earth on its foundations; it can never be moved.
6 You covered it with the deep as if it were a garment; the waters stood above the mountains. 6 You covered it with the deep as with a garment; the waters stood above the mountains.
7 At Your rebuke the waters fled; at the sound of Your thunder they hurried away- 7 But at your rebuke the waters fled, at the sound of your thunder they took to flight;
8 mountains rose and valleys sank- to the place You established for them. 8 they flowed over the mountains, they went down into the valleys, to the place you assigned for them.
9 You set a boundary they cannot cross; they will never cover the earth again. 9 You set a boundary they cannot cross; never again will they cover the earth.
10 He causes the springs to gush into the valleys; they flow between the mountains. 10 He makes springs pour water into the ravines; it flows between the mountains.
11 They supply water for every wild beast; the wild donkeys quench their thirst. 11 They give water to all the beasts of the field; the wild donkeys quench their thirst.
12 The birds of the sky live beside [the springs]; they sing among the foliage. 12 The birds of the air nest by the waters; they sing among the branches.
13 He waters the mountains from His palace; the earth is satisfied by the fruit of Your labor. 13 He waters the mountains from his upper chambers; the earth is satisfied by the fruit of his work.
14 He causes grass to grow for the livestock and [provides] crops for man to cultivate, producing food from the earth, 14 He makes grass grow for the cattle, and plants for man to cultivate-- bringing forth food from the earth:
15 wine that makes man's heart glad- making his face shine with oil- and bread that sustains man's heart. 15 wine that gladdens the heart of man, oil to make his face shine, and bread that sustains his heart.
16 The trees of the Lord flourish, the cedars of Lebanon that He planted. 16 The trees of the LORD are well watered, the cedars of Lebanon that he planted.
17 There the birds make their nests; the stork makes its home in the pine trees. 17 There the birds make their nests; the stork has its home in the pine trees.
18 The high mountains are for the wild goats; the cliffs are a refuge for hyraxes. 18 The high mountains belong to the wild goats; the crags are a refuge for the coneys.
19 He made the moon to mark the seasons; the sun knows when to set. 19 The moon marks off the seasons, and the sun knows when to go down.
20 You bring darkness, and it becomes night, when all the forest animals stir. 20 You bring darkness, it becomes night, and all the beasts of the forest prowl.
21 The young lions roar for their prey and seek their food from God. 21 The lions roar for their prey and seek their food from God.
22 The sun rises; they go back and lie down in their dens. 22 The sun rises, and they steal away; they return and lie down in their dens.
23 Man goes out to his work and to his labor until evening. 23 Then man goes out to his work, to his labor until evening.
24 How countless are Your works, Lord! In wisdom You have made them all; the earth is full of Your creatures. 24 How many are your works, O LORD! In wisdom you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures.
25 Here is the sea, vast and wide, teeming with creatures beyond number- living things both large and small. 25 There is the sea, vast and spacious, teeming with creatures beyond number-- living things both large and small.
26 There the ships move about, and Leviathan, which You formed to play there. 26 There the ships go to and fro, and the leviathan, which you formed to frolic there.
27 All of them wait for You to give them their food at the right time. 27 These all look to you to give them their food at the proper time.
28 When You give it to them, they gather it; when You open Your hand, they are satisfied with good things. 28 When you give it to them, they gather it up; when you open your hand, they are satisfied with good things.
29 When You hide Your face, they are terrified; when You take away their breath, they die and return to the dust. 29 When you hide your face, they are terrified; when you take away their breath, they die and return to the dust.
30 When You send Your breath, they are created, and You renew the face of the earth. 30 When you send your Spirit, they are created, and you renew the face of the earth.
31 May the glory of the Lord endure forever; may the Lord rejoice in His works. 31 May the glory of the LORD endure forever; may the LORD rejoice in his works--
32 He looks at the earth, and it trembles; He touches the mountains, and they pour out smoke. 32 he who looks at the earth, and it trembles, who touches the mountains, and they smoke.
33 I will sing to the Lord all my life; I will sing praise to my God while I live. 33 I will sing to the LORD all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.
34 May my meditation be pleasing to Him; I will rejoice in the Lord. 34 May my meditation be pleasing to him, as I rejoice in the LORD.
35 May sinners vanish from the earth and the wicked be no more. My soul, praise the Lord! Hallelujah! 35 But may sinners vanish from the earth and the wicked be no more. Praise the LORD, O my soul. Praise the LORD.