Psalm 135 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise ye the LORD. Praise ye the name of the LORD; praise him, O ye servants of the LORD. 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the name of the LORD; praise him, you servants of the LORD,
2 Ye that stand in the house of the LORD, in the courts 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 the LORD; for the LORD is good: sing praises unto his name; for it is pleasant. 3 Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; sing praise to his name, for that is pleasant.
4 For the LORD hath chosen Jacob unto himself, and Israel for his peculiar treasure. 4 For the LORD has chosen Jacob to be his own, Israel to be his treasured possession.
5 For I know that the LORD is great, and that our Lord is above all gods. 5 I know that the LORD is great, that our Lord is greater than all gods.
6 Whatsoever the LORD pleased , that did he in heaven, and in earth, in the seas, and all deep places. 6 The LORD does whatever pleases him, in the heavens and on the earth, in the seas and all their depths.
7 He causeth the vapours to ascend from the ends of the earth; he maketh lightnings for the rain; he bringeth the wind out of his treasuries. 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 Who smote the firstborn of Egypt, both of man and beast. 8 He struck down the firstborn of Egypt, the firstborn of men and animals.
9 Who sent tokens and wonders into the midst of thee, O Egypt, upon Pharaoh, and upon all his servants. 9 He sent his signs and wonders into your midst, O Egypt, against Pharaoh and all his servants.
10 Who smote great nations, and slew mighty kings; 10 He struck down many nations and killed mighty kings--
11 Sihon king of the Amorites, and Og king of Bashan, and all the kingdoms of Canaan: 11 Sihon king of the Amorites, Og king of Bashan and all the kings of Canaan--
12 And gave their land for an heritage, an heritage unto Israel his people. 12 and he gave their land as an inheritance, an inheritance to his people Israel.
13 Thy name, O LORD, endureth for ever; and thy memorial, O LORD, throughout all generations. 13 Your name, O LORD, endures forever, your renown, O LORD, through all generations.
14 For the LORD will judge his people, and he will repent himself concerning his servants. 14 For the LORD will vindicate his people and have compassion on his servants.
15 The idols of the heathen are silver and gold, the work of men's hands. 15 The idols of the nations are silver and gold, made by the hands of men.
16 They have mouths, but they speak not; eyes have they, but they see not; 16 They have mouths, but cannot speak, eyes, but they cannot see;
17 They have ears, but they hear not; neither is there any breath in their mouths. 17 they have ears, but cannot hear, nor is there breath in their mouths.
18 They that make them are like unto them: so is every one that trusteth in them. 18 Those who make them will be like them, and so will all who trust in them.
19 Bless the LORD, O house of Israel: bless the LORD, O house of Aaron: 19 O house of Israel, praise the LORD; O house of Aaron, praise the LORD;
20 Bless the LORD, O house of Levi: ye that fear the LORD, bless the LORD. 20 O house of Levi, praise the LORD; you who fear him, praise the LORD.
21 Blessed be the LORD out of Zion, which dwelleth at Jerusalem. Praise ye the LORD. 21 Praise be to the LORD from Zion, to him who dwells in Jerusalem. Praise the LORD.