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Psalm 146 GNT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord, my soul! 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.
2 I will praise him as long as I live; I will sing to my God all my life. 2 I will praise the LORD all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.
3 Don't put your trust in human leaders; no human being can save you. 3 Do not put your trust in princes, in mortal men, who cannot save.
4 When they die, they return to the dust; on that day all their plans come to an end. 4 When their spirit departs, they return to the ground; on that very day their plans come to nothing.
5 Happy are those who have the God of Jacob to help them and who depend on the Lord their God, 5 Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,
6 the Creator of heaven, earth, and sea, and all that is in them. He always keeps his promises; 6 the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them-- the LORD, who remains faithful forever.
7 he judges in favor of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The Lord sets prisoners free 7 He upholds the cause of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets prisoners free,
8 and gives sight to the blind. He lifts those who have fallen; he loves his righteous people. 8 the LORD gives sight to the blind, the LORD lifts up those who are bowed down, the LORD loves the righteous.
9 He protects the strangers who live in our land; he helps widows and orphans, but takes the wicked to their ruin. 9 The LORD watches over the alien and sustains the fatherless and the widow, but he frustrates the ways of the wicked.
10 The Lord is king forever. Your God, O Zion, will reign for all time. Praise the Lord! 10 The LORD reigns forever, your God, O Zion, for all generations. Praise the LORD.