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Psalm 135 CJB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Halleluyah! Give praise to the name of ADONAI! Servants of ADONAI, give praise! 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the name of the LORD; praise him, you servants of the LORD,
2 You who stand in the house of ADONAI, in the courtyards of the house of our God, 2 you who minister in the house of the LORD, in the courts of the house of our God.
3 praise Yah, for ADONAI is good; sing to his name, because it is pleasant. 3 Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; sing praise to his name, for that is pleasant.
4 For Yah chose Ya'akov for himself, Isra'el as his own unique treasure. 4 For the LORD has chosen Jacob to be his own, Israel to be his treasured possession.
5 I know that ADONAI is great, that our Lord is above all gods. 5 I know that the LORD is great, that our Lord is greater than all gods.
6 ADONAI does whatever pleases him, in heaven, on earth, in the seas, in all the depths. 6 The LORD does whatever pleases him, in the heavens and on the earth, in the seas and all their depths.
7 He raises clouds from the ends of the earth, he makes the lightning flash in the rain and brings the wind out from his storehouses. 7 He makes clouds rise from the ends of the earth; he sends lightning with the rain and brings out the wind from his storehouses.
8 He struck down Egypt's firstborn, humans and animals alike. 8 He struck down the firstborn of Egypt, the firstborn of men and animals.
9 He sent signs and wonders among you, Egypt, against Pharaoh and all his subjects. 9 He sent his signs and wonders into your midst, O Egypt, against Pharaoh and all his servants.
10 He struck many nations, and slaughtered mighty kings 10 He struck down many nations and killed mighty kings--
11 Sichon king of the Emori, 'Og king of Bashan, and all the kingdoms of Kena'an. 11 Sihon king of the Amorites, Og king of Bashan and all the kings of Canaan--
12 Then he gave their land as a heritage, to be possessed by Isra'el his people. 12 and he gave their land as an inheritance, an inheritance to his people Israel.
13 ADONAI, your name continues forever, your renown, ADONAI, through all generations. 13 Your name, O LORD, endures forever, your renown, O LORD, through all generations.
14 For ADONAI will vindicate his people, he will take pity on his servants. 14 For the LORD will vindicate his people and have compassion on his servants.
15 The idols of the nations are mere silver and gold, made by human hands. 15 The idols of the nations are silver and gold, made by the hands of men.
16 They have mouths, but they can't speak; they have eyes, but they can't see; 16 They have mouths, but cannot speak, eyes, but they cannot see;
17 they have ears, but they can't listen; and they have no breath in their mouths; 17 they have ears, but cannot hear, nor is there breath in their mouths.
18 The people who make them will become like them, along with everyone who trusts in them. 18 Those who make them will be like them, and so will all who trust in them.
19 House of Isra'el, bless ADONAI! House of Aharon, bless ADONAI! 19 O house of Israel, praise the LORD; O house of Aaron, praise the LORD;
20 House of Levi, bless ADONAI! You who fear ADONAI, bless ADONAI! 20 O house of Levi, praise the LORD; you who fear him, praise the LORD.
21 Blessed be ADONAI out of Tziyon, he who dwells in Yerushalayim! Halleluyah! 21 Praise be to the LORD from Zion, to him who dwells in Jerusalem. Praise the LORD.