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Psalm 147 LEB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Praise Yah. For [it is] good to sing praises [to] our God; for [it is] pleasant; praise is fitting. 1 Praise the LORD. How good it is to sing praises to our God, how pleasant and fitting to praise him!
2 Yahweh [is] building Jerusalem; he gathers [the] scattered ones of Israel. 2 The LORD builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the exiles of Israel.
3 [He is] the one who heals the brokenhearted, and binds up their wounds. 3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
4 [He] counts [the] number of the stars; he gives names to all of them. 4 He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name.
5 Great [is] our Lord, and abundant in power; his understanding is unlimited. 5 Great is our Lord and mighty in power; his understanding has no limit.
6 Yahweh helps the afflicted up; [he] brings [the] wicked down to [the] ground. 6 The LORD sustains the humble but casts the wicked to the ground.
7 Sing to Yahweh with thanksgiving; sing praises to our God with lyre, 7 Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving; make music to our God on the harp.
8 who covers [the] heavens with clouds, who provides rain for the earth, who causes grass to 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] gives to [the] animal its food, [and] to [the] young ravens that cry. 9 He provides food for the cattle and for the young ravens when they call.
10 He does not delight in the strength of the horse; he takes no pleasure in the legs of the man. 10 His pleasure is not in the strength of the horse, nor his delight in the legs of a man;
11 Yahweh takes pleasure in those who fear him, the ones who hope for his loyal love. 11 the LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love.
12 Laud Yahweh, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion, 12 Extol the LORD, O Jerusalem; praise your God, O Zion,
13 for he strengthens the bars of your gates. He blesses your children within you; 13 for he strengthens the bars of your gates and blesses your people within you.
14 [he] makes your border peaceful; he satisfies you with [the] {finest of wheat}. 14 He grants peace to your borders and satisfies you with the finest of wheat.
15 [He] sends out his command to [the] earth; his word runs swiftly. 15 He sends his command to the earth; his word runs swiftly.
16 [He] gives snow like wool; he scatters frost like ashes; 16 He spreads the snow like wool and scatters the frost like ashes.
17 [he] throws his hail like crumbs. 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 blows his breath, the water flows. 18 He sends his word and melts them; he stirs up his breezes, and the waters flow.
19 [He] declares his word to Jacob, his statutes and his ordinances to Israel. 19 He has revealed his word to Jacob, his laws and decrees to Israel.
20 He has not done so for any nation, and they do not know [his] ordinances. Praise Yah. 20 He has done this for no other nation; they do not know his laws. Praise the LORD.