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Psalm 146 BBE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Let the Lord be praised. Give praise to the Lord, O my soul. 1 Praise the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul.
2 While I have breath I will give praise to the Lord: I will make melody to my God while I have my 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 faith in rulers, or in the son of man, in whom there is no salvation. 3 Do not put your trust in princes, in mortal men, who cannot save.
4 Man's breath goes out, he is turned back again to dust; in that day all his purposes come to an end. 4 When their spirit departs, they return to the ground; on that very day their plans come to nothing.
5 Happy is the man who has 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 Who made heaven and earth, the sea, and all things in them; who keeps faith for ever: 6 the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them-- the LORD, who remains faithful forever.
7 Who gives their rights to those who are crushed down; and gives food to those who are in need of it: the Lord makes 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 makes open the eyes of the blind; the Lord is the lifter up of those who are bent down; the Lord is a lover of the upright; 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 takes care of those who are in a strange land; he gives help to the widow and to the child who has no father; but he sends destruction on the way of sinners. 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 be King for ever; your God, O Zion, will be King through all generations. Praise be to the Lord. 10 The LORD reigns forever, your God, O Zion, for all generations. Praise the LORD.