Psalm 146 GW/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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GOD'S WORD Translation (GW) New International Version (NIV)
1 Hallelujah! Praise the LORD, my soul! 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.
2 I want to praise the LORD throughout my life. I want to make music to praise my God as long as I live. 2 I will praise the LORD all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.
3 Do not trust influential people, mortals who cannot help you. 3 Do not put your trust in princes, in mortal men, who cannot save.
4 When they breathe their last breath, they return to the ground. On that day 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 Blessed are those who receive help from the God of Jacob. Their hope rests 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 who made heaven, earth, the sea, and everything in them. The LORD remains faithful forever. 6 the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them-- the LORD, who remains faithful forever.
7 He brings about justice for those who are oppressed. He gives food to those who are 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 The LORD gives sight to blind people. The LORD straightens [the backs] of those who are bent over. The LORD loves 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 The LORD protects foreigners. The LORD gives relief to orphans and widows. But he keeps wicked people from reaching their goal. 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 rules as king forever. Zion, your God rules throughout every generation. Hallelujah! 10 The LORD reigns forever, your God, O Zion, for all generations. Praise the LORD.