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Psalm 147 HNV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise the LORD, For it is good to sing praises to our God; For it is pleasant and fitting to praise him. 1 Praise the LORD. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him!
2 The LORD builds up Yerushalayim. He gathers together the outcasts of Yisra'el. 2 The LORD builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the exiles of Israel.
3 He heals the broken in heart, And binds up their wounds. 3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
4 He counts the number of the stars. He calls them all by their names. 4 He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name.
5 Great is our Lord, and mighty in power. His understanding is infinite. 5 Great is our Lord and mighty in power; his understanding has no limit.
6 The LORD upholds the humble. He brings the wicked down to the ground. 6 The LORD sustains the humble but casts the wicked to the ground.
7 Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving. Sing praises on the harp to our God, 7 Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; make music to our God on the harp.
8 Who covers the sky with clouds, Who prepares rain for the eretz, Who makes grass grow on the mountains. 8 He covers the sky with clouds; he supplies the earth with rain and makes grass grow on the hills.
9 He provides food for the cattle, And for the young ravens when they call. 9 He provides food for the cattle and for the young ravens when they call.
10 He doesn't delight in the strength of the horse. He takes no pleasure in the legs of a man. 10 His pleasure is not in the strength of the horse, nor his delight in the legs of a man;
11 The LORD takes pleasure in those who fear him, In those who hope in his lovingkindness. 11 the LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love.
12 Praise the LORD, Yerushalayim! Praise your God, Tziyon! 12 Extol the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion,
13 For he has strengthened the bars of your gates. He has blessed your children within you. 13 for he strengthens the bars of your gates and blesses your people within you.
14 He makes shalom in your borders. He fills you with the finest of the wheat. 14 He grants peace to your borders and satisfies you with the finest of wheat.
15 He sends out his mitzvah on eretz. His word runs very swiftly. 15 He sends his command to the earth; his word runs swiftly.
16 He gives snow like wool, And scatters frost like ashes. 16 He spreads the snow like wool and scatters the frost like ashes.
17 He hurls down his hail like pebbles. Who can stand before his cold? 17 He hurls down his hail like pebbles. Who can withstand his icy blast?
18 He sends out his word, and melts them. He causes his wind to blow, and the waters flow. 18 He sends his word and melts them; he stirs up his breezes, and the waters flow.
19 He shows his word to Ya`akov; His statutes and his ordinances to Yisra'el. 19 He has revealed his word to Jacob, his laws and decrees to Israel.
20 He has not done this for any nation; They don't know his ordinances. Praise the LORD! 20 He has done this for no other nation; they do not know his laws. Praise the LORD.