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Psalm 147 NAS/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 praise is becoming. 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 Jerusalem; He gathers the outcasts of Israel. 2 The LORD builds up Jerusalem; he gathers the exiles of Israel.
3 He 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 strength; His understanding is infinite . 5 Great is our Lord and mighty in power; his understanding has no limit.
6 The LORD supports the afflicted; He brings down the wicked 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 to our God on the 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 makes 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 beast its food, And to the young ravens which 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 does not take 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 favors those who fear Him, Those who wait for His lovingkindness. 11 the LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love.
12 Praise the LORD , O Jerusalem! Praise your God, O Zion! 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 sons within you. 13 for he strengthens the bars of your gates and blesses your people within you.
14 He makes peace in your borders; He satisfies 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 forth His command to the earth; His word runs very swiftly. 15 He sends his command to the earth; his word runs swiftly.
16 He gives snow like wool; He scatters the frost like ashes. 16 He spreads the snow like wool and scatters the frost like ashes.
17 He casts forth His ice as fragments; Who can stand before His cold? 17 He hurls down his hail like pebbles. Who can withstand his icy blast?
18 He sends forth His word and melts them; He causes His wind to blow and the waters to flow. 18 He sends his word and melts them; he stirs up his breezes, and the waters flow.
19 He declares His words 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 dealt thus with any nation; And as for His ordinances, they have not known them. Praise the LORD ! 20 He has done this for no other nation; they do not know his laws. Praise the LORD.