Psalm 146 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord, O my soul! 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.
2 I will praise the Lord as long as I live; I will sing praises to my God all my life long. 2 I will praise the LORD all my life; I will sing praise to my God as long as I live.
3 Do not put your trust in princes, in mortals, in whom there is no help. 3 Do not put your trust in princes, in mortal men, who cannot save.
4 When their breath departs, they return to the earth; on that very day their plans perish. 4 When their spirit departs, they return to the ground; on that very day their plans come to nothing.
5 Happy are those whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in 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 and earth, the sea, and all that is in them; who keeps faith forever; 6 the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them-- the LORD, who remains faithful forever.
7 who executes justice for the oppressed; who gives food to the hungry. The Lord sets the prisoners free; 7 He upholds the cause of the oppressed and gives food to the hungry. The LORD sets prisoners free,
8 the Lord opens the eyes of the blind. The Lord lifts up those who are bowed down; the Lord loves 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 watches over the strangers; he upholds the orphan and the widow, but the way of the wicked he brings to 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 will reign forever, your God, O Zion, for all generations. Praise the Lord! 10 The LORD reigns forever, your God, O Zion, for all generations. Praise the LORD.