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Psalm 135 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise the LORD! Praise the name of the LORD! Praise him, you who serve the LORD, 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the name of the LORD; praise him, you servants of the LORD,
2 you who serve 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; celebrate his wonderful name with music. 3 Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good; sing praise to his name, for that is pleasant.
4 For the LORD has chosen Jacob for himself, Israel for his own special treasure. 4 For the LORD has chosen Jacob to be his own, Israel to be his treasured possession.
5 I know the greatness of the LORD -- that our Lord is greater than any other god. 5 I know that the LORD is great, that our Lord is greater than all gods.
6 The LORD does whatever pleases him throughout all heaven and earth, and on the seas and in their depths. 6 The LORD does whatever pleases him, in the heavens and on the earth, in the seas and all their depths.
7 He causes the clouds to rise over the earth. He sends the lightning with the rain and releases the wind 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 destroyed the firstborn in each Egyptian home, both people and animals. 8 He struck down the firstborn of Egypt, the firstborn of men and animals.
9 He performed miraculous signs and wonders in Egypt; Pharaoh and all his people watched. 9 He sent his signs and wonders into your midst, O Egypt, against Pharaoh and all his servants.
10 He struck down great nations and slaughtered mighty kings -- 10 He struck down many nations and killed mighty kings--
11 Sihon king of the Amorites, Og king of Bashan, and all the kings of Canaan. 11 Sihon king of the Amorites, Og king of Bashan and all the kings of Canaan--
12 He gave their land as an inheritance, a special possession to his people Israel. 12 and he gave their land as an inheritance, an inheritance to his people Israel.
13 Your name, O LORD, endures forever; your fame, O LORD, is known to every generation. 13 Your name, O LORD, endures forever, your renown, O LORD, through all generations.
14 For the LORD will vindicate his people and have compassion on his servants. 14 For the LORD will vindicate his people and have compassion on his servants.
15 Their idols are merely things of silver and gold, shaped by human hands. 15 The idols of the nations are silver and gold, made by the hands of men.
16 They cannot talk, though they have mouths, or see, though they have eyes! 16 They have mouths, but cannot speak, eyes, but they cannot see;
17 They cannot hear with their ears or smell with their noses. 17 they have ears, but cannot hear, nor is there breath in their mouths.
18 And those who make them are just like them, as are all who trust in them. 18 Those who make them will be like them, and so will all who trust in them.
19 O Israel, praise the LORD! O priests of Aaron, praise the LORD! 19 O house of Israel, praise the LORD; O house of Aaron, praise the LORD;
20 O Levites, praise the LORD! All you who fear the LORD, praise the LORD! 20 O house of Levi, praise the LORD; you who fear him, praise the LORD.
21 The LORD be praised from Zion, for he lives here in Jerusalem. Praise the LORD! 21 Praise be to the LORD from Zion, to him who dwells in Jerusalem. Praise the LORD.