Psalm 146 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise ye the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul. 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.
2 While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being. 2 I will praise the LORD all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.
3 Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help. 3 Do not put your trust in princes, in mortal men, who cannot save.
4 His breath goeth forth , he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish . 4 When their spirit departs, they return to the ground; on that very day their plans come to nothing.
5 Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God: 5 Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the LORD his God,
6 Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein is: which keepeth truth for ever: 6 the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them-- the LORD, who remains faithful forever.
7 Which executeth judgment for the oppressed : which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners : 7 He upholds the cause of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets prisoners free,
8 The LORD openeth the eyes of the blind: the LORD raiseth them that are bowed down : the LORD loveth the righteous: 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 preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down . 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 shall reign for ever, even thy God, O Zion, unto all generations. Praise ye the LORD. 10 The LORD reigns forever, your God, O Zion, for all generations. Praise the LORD.